PhD study

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.
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How to apply

Fees and funding

There are many different funding and scholarship opportunities for PhD research in Politics at the University of Sheffield.

How to apply

White Rose Doctoral Training Centre

Politics Sheffield is the lead department for the Politics pathway of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre.

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PhD students

Each of our PhD researchers is passionate about addressing the world's big political challenges.

Meet our PhD research students