Online PhD in Political Science

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Program Details

PhD in Political Science provides a solid conceptual foundation and understanding of the discipline. Through different rigorous & research-oriented courses, students will be able to comprehend the nature, distribution, and dynamics of power at local, national, and international levels. It will help them explore contextual human behavior, philosophies, policy issues, movements leading to the understanding of the real world.


3 Years


  • Relevant Degree or Any Degree with relevant professional experience

Salient Features

  • Ability to analyze and compare political concepts.
  • Ability to work efficiently as a leader/team member with a holistic view.
  • Creation of analytical knowledge related to political affairs.
  • Empowering the students to decipher policies and their relevance.
  • Facilitate the process of critical learning and thinking.
  • Inculcating a culture of lifelong learning to achieve personal enrichment and professional ethics.

What do you Gain?

Students will develop critical reflections through a blended yet participatory mode of teaching/learning. Researchers are encouraged to think globally while developing a scientific enquiring mind without losing the human touch. We extend the competencies relevant to unique pedagogy that will be developed and used to sensitize and respect the plurality of approaches.

Course Structure

Block Course/Research Credits
1 Research Methodology 4
2 Political Theory: Concepts and Debates 4
3 Globalization, Politics & Justice 4
4 Theories of International Relations and World History 4
Research Work
1 to 6 Block Research proposal 9
7 to 9 Block Progress Report 1 20
10 to 12 Block Progress Report 2 20
13 to 15 Block Synopsis Presentation
16 to 18 Block Thesis 25
Total Credits 90

Why Choose Us?

Our doctoral program in Political Science has a well-established global reputation. Our School of Research offers excellent programs that are taught by global faculty with extensive knowledge in their specific field. We offer affordable costs and excellent support services for international students as well.

Teaching Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BRICS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review, and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology


Doctoral Structure

Our PhD in Political Science program is designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and online resources will help guide you every step of the way.

Doctoral Structure

Career Path

After earning a degree in Political Science, you can join Civil Services, Research & Teaching at university, Psephologist, Journalism/ Political Correspondent, Political Commentator, Policy Analyst, Social Activist, Political consultant/ campaigner, Human Rights advocate, Politician, Diplomat, Policy planner, Public Opinion Analyst and much more.

Faculty and Support

At Texila, we pride ourselves on being able to provide you with experienced, international faculty, and world-class support.


Our faculty members come from international backgrounds and are committed to ensuring your period of study. They are advising and guiding the students to complete their Academic Requirements on time. Our prime focus is to deliver timely and constructive feedback to complete the program successfully.

Student Mentors

Our Student Mentors are experts in delivering the academic support, and they are specifically assigned to help you on completion of academic requirements on time, they will assist and guide students on academic issues whenever required.

Academic Advisors

Our academic advisors will guide, develop, and manage comprehensive academic activities, also render the faculty support to the students on submission and evaluation to complete the program on time.

Academic Head

Our experienced academic heads provide expert guidance to our students to ensure that their period of study is smooth and effortless. They provide guidance in all subject matters and can be reached either through emails, skype, or telephone calls.

Online Resources

We understand that academic resources are a vital aspect of succeeding in your doctoral program, and keeping this in mind, we ensure that our online resources are always up-to-date and of the highest quality.


Our e-journals are published periodically and is accessible to all our students. Since 2012, we have developed an extensive collection of journals that will be extremely useful for your thesis and dissertation research and planning.

Thesis/Dissertation Support

A successful dissertation requires both extensive research and planning. With the help of our dissertation and academic planning tools, you will be able to identify focus areas and successfully create noteworthy research papers and dissertations.

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Note : New Intake for PhD in Political Science program is currently not open.


Is This Online PhD in Political Science from Texila American University Recognized?

Texila American University is offering this doctorate in political science in association with the University of Central Nicaragua. This online political science degree is recognized and accepted across the globe.

Can I Study an Online PhD in Political Science Without a Master’s in Political Science?

Yes, you are eligible to study for this online political science degree without a master’s in political science if you satisfy the below criteria.

Any master’s degree in the same stream/health science/paramedical science from a recognized university

How Long Does It Take to Complete This Online PhD in Political Science?

At Texila American University, you can complete this course in just 3 years.

What Does Distance and Blended Learning Program Mean?

To put it in simple words, distance and blended learning programs mean an online program where you will not be left alone with study materials. You will get complete support from the day you enrolled until you get your course completion certificate.

Does TAU Offer Any Scholarship to Study This Online Political Science Degree?

As of now, there is no scholarship announced. If there is any, it will be announced on our website and respective social media pages. Stay tuned!

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