menu icon

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Students can carry out their degree in any of the five research areas: Improving quality of public policymaking & governance; public policy & governance in times of austerity & post-austerity; public opinion & political behaviour; representational processes and international relations & international organisations. You can also study for a MPhil in our European Policies Research Centre which looks at: regional economic development in Europe, regional policy in Europe, EU cohesion policy & other structural policies, regional state aid policy & competition policy and European spatial development & policy. The Graduate School is a friendly and supportive study environment for all our research students studying subjects within Humanities & Social Sciences.

Different course options

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

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a politics-related discipline.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more

Similar courses at this uni

Political Research MSc

Full time | 12 months | SEP-19

Politics MSc

Full time | 12 months | SEP-19

Politics PhD

Full time | 3 years | SEP-19