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Politics and International Relations MPhil

Politics and International Relations MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

International Relations Politics

Course type


Course Summary

Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University has achieved considerable success in national and global rankings and was deemed “excellent” by the Centre for Higher Education Development. We pride ourselves on creating an engaging environment for postgraduate study with highly motivated academic supervision. We offer supervision and/or research projects in the following areas: Comparative Politics, Policy and Governance; Public Policy; Wales, Territorial and Devolutionary Politics; European Politics and Area Studies; Political and International Theory; Critical Global Politics; Gender and International Relations; International Law and International Relations; The Cold War; Security Studies; Critical Military Studies; Intelligence and Security; Nuclear Politics; Digital Technologies, Internet Governance and Cyber-Security; Global Environmental Politics; Development and Post colonialism. Careers include teaching, universities, civil service/ Foreign Office, European Commission, journalism, business, politics, and NGOs. Our alumni include Huw Edwards (BBC), Neil Bentley (CBI), and Leri Edwards (European Commission).

Different course options

Full time | Cardiff University | 1 year | 01-JUL-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:1 or equivalent) or overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.

University information

Cardiff University is the oldest university in the capital of Wales. This Russell Group university has over 8,600 postgraduate students and was ranked 5th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Cardiff has over 4,000 international (non-EU) students every year, with more than half of those pursuing postgraduate studies. Its main Cathays Park campus is located in the city centre, with a second campus shared with the University...more