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Postgraduate Research

Coronavirus update

Applications remain open. Your application is important to us and we encourage you to apply as planned. 

Please look at the apply to a research degree section for further details.

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Our Courses


Welcome from João Nunes 

Our Director of Graduate Research Dr. João Nunes says "Our friendly PhD community is an intrinsic part of the intellectual life of the Department of Politics. We offer a nurturing environment and dedicated support to develop skills and help ideas thrive. I wish you all the best for the forthcoming year!" 

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Visiting Researchers

We aim to host a very limited number of excellent PhD candidates, who will both benefit from and contribute to the Department’s vibrant research environment.

Contact us

Contact our Graduate Office
+44 (0)1904 323561 uk

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The Department of Politics works hard to maximise the amount of financial support available to PhD students, and is proud to be able to offer a range of schemes.

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Why Choose York?

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Further Information