All applicants to the ISS PhD programme must fulfill the following academic requirements.
Masters degree in one of the social sciences - you must must have obtained at least ‘very good’, class 2.1, a GPA of 3.00 or equivalent, but preferably a first class degree, excellent or GPA of 3.50.Applicants are required to have an academic Master degree, a Masters degree from a university for professional education is not accepted.
Knowledge of English
IELTS: 7.0 overall for the Academic Test
A carefully presented research proposal (an outline of the applicants intended research).