Studying a PhD in politics means embarking upon an exciting and novel research agenda, and joining a large community of scholars, both those currently at Sheffield and others around the rest of the world.
PhD Study at Sheffield
What is a PhD?
Director of Postgraduate Research in the Department, Professor Alasdair Cochrane, discusses what a PhD is and how to apply.
Fees and funding
There are many different funding and scholarship opportunities for PhD research in Politics at the University of Sheffield.
White Rose Doctoral Training Centre
Politics Sheffield is the lead department for the Politics pathway of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre.
Each of our PhD researchers is passionate about addressing the world's big political challenges.