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Postgraduate Research Opportunities in Global Development, Politics and International Relations & Security


  Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law


About the Programme

The School of Politics and International Studies is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research into international development, international relations and political studies. We have area expertise in Africa, North America, Asia, the UK, Europe and the Middle East. 

We believe research in this area is crucial to the ongoing process of rethinking how governments respond to the human and international security challenges posed by globalisation and its consequences.

Our research is organised around the following themes:

We offer the following degrees for postgraduate researchers:

Find out more about research opportunities in the School of Politics and International Studies by visiting our website.

Funding opportunities

The School of Politics and International Studies and the University of Leeds offer a number of scholarships for candidates interested in pursuing postgraduate research opportunities. You can find these by visiting our postgraduate research opportunities database.


Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

How good is research at University of Leeds in Politics and International Studies?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 24.00

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