Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society, we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

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Why Westminster?

Internationally acclaimed

The Department of Politics and International Relations is renowned for the international quality of its research.

Experienced academics

Our degrees are taught by experienced academics who are committed to expanding your academic knowledge and furthering your career development.


Past students have taken up placements with the Greek Ombudsman (Athens), the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Latvia), the Bulgarian Embassy (London), the Jesuit Refugee Service (London), Justice Africa (London) and the Green Party (London).

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