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  MA Political Theory

University of Sheffield    Department of Philosophy

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner

About the course

Deepen your understanding of social and political issues on this course, which is jointly run by the departments of philosophy and politics. You will explore contemporary political philosophy and its historical underpinnings, and learn how to use political theories to reflect on current social issues.

This course gives you the opportunity to choose from a wide range of modules across the departments of philosophy and politics. Modules cover topics such as freedom, democracy, global justice, environmental change, human rights and international political theory.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in philosophy, politics or a related subject.

We will also consider your application if you have a degree in an unrelated subject, especially if you can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme.


Home (2022 annual fee) : £9,300
Overseas (2022 annual fee) : £20,400

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