PhD Politics / Programme details
Year of entry: 2018
Our Department hosts the British Election Study the largest quantitative data source in politics in Britain; the Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence : an interdisciplinary forum for the promotion research and teaching on Europe; and Feminist Political Economy Network : a UK-based academic network that aims to facilitate research on and discussion of the gendered dimensions of the global political economy.
We comprise five research clusters, including Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT); Comparative public policy and institutions (CCPI); Global Political Economy ; Democracy and elections ; and Critical Global Politics . A flourishing programme of events, seminars, and research groups complements our postgraduate courses and doctoral supervision.
Additional programme information
The School of Social Sciences is now based in a brand new purpose-built building which allows 24/7 access.
There is shared workspace available for research students within the Discipline Area and also a dedicated area in the atrium with computer terminals
Teaching and learning
Graduate Teaching Assistants in the School of Social Sciences are considered to be valued members of the teaching team. As such, we take pride in the opportunities provided for the professional development of graduate teaching assistants. Our training includes preparation for application to the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. This brings a range of benefits as follows:
- consolidates your personal development and emphasises your professional practice in HE
- entitlement to use post-nominal letters - AFHEA
- provides a valuable measure of success and is increasingly sought by employers across the education sector as a condition of appointment and promotion
- recognised and valued by a growing number of international institutions
More information on the Associate Fellowship HEA
Or, contact Gillian Evans (Gillian.Evans@manchester.ac.uk), our School of Social Sciences Graduate Teaching Assistant Coordinator.
Details on how to apply for a TA position will be available here in due course.
Programme unit list
The programme unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this programme of study.
|PhD Research Design||POLI70081||0||Mandatory|
|Research Skills for PhD Students||POLI70092||0||Mandatory|