University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM

University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM

Courses
90
Scholarship
Yes

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Politics, history development and international relations   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
PHD-DOCTORATE
  Duration
3-4 years full-time, 6-8 years part-time
  Intake
February, April, July and September
  Tution Fees
N/A

We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue PhD. As a research student, you will work under a supervisor who will assist you in your research and thesis design. Principal supervisors will normally be members of the school but secondary supervisors may be drawn from other schools in the faculty, from staff in the School of Politics and International Relations in the UK or the Division of International Studies in Ningbo, China. 
 

Current research areas

  • development
  • Europe and the wider world
  • international governance
  • international relations theory
  • political and social theory
  • security and conflict resolution
  • Southeast Asia: politics, society and international relations
  • the Malay world
  • the politics of the Middle East
  • transationalism

How to apply for MPhil/PhD

Only applicants with strong academic records and a proven aptitude for research will be considered. If you are interested in applying, we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with our research areas and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your research project proposal with the school research director in the first instance – Dr Sumit Mandal. 

A final decision will only be made after a full application has been received. Visit our applications pages to find out how to apply.

Entry requirements

A good master’s degree (usually merit or higher) plus, at least a second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in the relevant discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard. 

Or

A first class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard. 

English language requirements

IELTS: 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT): 100 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

PTE (Academic): 67 (with no less than 55 in each element)

MUET: Band 5

IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

Foundation in Arts and Education
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FULL TIME | April / June / Sept

Foundation in Business and Management
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FULL TIME | April / June / Sept

Foundation In Engineering
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FULL TIME | April / June / Sept

Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | April / June / Sept

Master of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | Feb / June / Sept / Nov

Master of Science (MSc) Management Psychology
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FULL TIME | February and September

Master in Special and Inclusive Education
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FULL TIME | Feb / June / Sept / Nov

Master in Educational Leadership and Management
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FULL TIME | Feb / June / Sept / Nov

Postgraduate Diploma in Education
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FULL TIME | Feb / June / Sept / Nov

Masters (MA) in Education
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FULL TIME | Feb / June / Sept / Nov

MA in Media, Communications and Culture
APPLY

FULL TIME | February (Part-time) and September

Master of Arts (MA) International Relations
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FULL TIME | February and September

Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)
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FULL TIME | September

PhD in Business and Management
APPLY

FULL TIME | February and September

PhD in Applied Psychology
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education
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FULL TIME | February, April, June, September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English
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FULL TIME | February and September

PhD in Media, Languages and Cultures
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical Sciences
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biosciences
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer Science
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental and Geographical Sciences
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacy
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology
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FULL TIME | February, April, June and September
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