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Taught jointly by the departments of philosophy and politics, this course gives you the opportunity to explore contemporary political philosophy and its historical underpinnings. You’ll study topics such as global justice, the environment, feminism, equality, freedom, democracy and international political theory, delving into the debates that are shaping current political discourse and developing your understanding of the cultural, historical and philosophical contexts that surround them.
You’ll learn through lectures, seminars and tutorials.
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You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent grade from overseas.
A degree in philosophy, politics or a related subject is preferred, though we will consider applicants from a wide range of disciplines, particularly if they can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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