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This doctoral programme involves interdisciplinary research that cuts across these two disciplines. Students are jointly supervised by a member of the Department of Environment and Geography and the Department of Politics and International Relations. Both Departments have strong research cultures: Environment has a graduate research school of around 40 students and Politics has around 50 research students.
Previous students have worked on a wide range of topics including:
The Department of Politics and International Relations is a leading centre for teaching and research. Our research is organised across four research clusters, each with a disciplinary focus. Our research clusters are: Comparative Politics and Public Policy; International Studies; Political Economy; and Political Theory.
We offer a wide range of funding to students from the UK and overseas. We have opportunities funded by research councils, the University, and the department as well as opportunities for self-funding students and those with scholarships from their home country.
You can apply for the PhD in Environment and Politics using the online application system. If you've not already done so, please read the application guidance.