The University of York
PhD in Politics PhD
The University of York

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our PhD programmes allow students to explore an area of academic interest in substantial detail. The programmes are undertaken over three years, with a progression point at the end of year 1 and year 2. Throughout this time your supervisor(s) will guide you through the process of clarifying and completing your doctoral thesis. In addition, during the first year a range of subject-specific research training modules are available to support you through the exploratory phase.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

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Costs

Tuition Fees PhD in Politics PhD

Ireland £2325 year 1
EU £9450 year 1
England UK £2325 year 1
Northern Ireland £2325 year 1
Scotland £2325 year 1
Wales £2325 year 1
Channel Islands £2325 year 1
International £9450 year 1
Ireland £2403 year 1
EU £11100 year 1
England UK £2403 year 1
Northern Ireland £2403 year 1
Scotland £2403 year 1
Wales £2403 year 1
Channel Islands £2403 year 1
International £11100 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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Student composition of The University of York

undergraduates:
14725
postgraduates:
5975
Total:
20700
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