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  MA - Social and Political Thought

University of Warwick    Department of Sociology

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
Philosophy (28) Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA in Social and Political Thought at Warwick Sociology. Delve into the classics of social and political theories while exploring their modern-day applications in the 20th and 21st centuries. This programme equips you with the critical thinking skills needed to tackle contemporary societal issues with clarity and imagination. Through a blend of core and optional modules, you will master the art of analysing complex ideas, constructing persuasive arguments, and conducting independent research. With small class sizes and dedicated supervisors for your dissertation, you will receive personalised support throughout your studies. Upon completion, you will join a prestigious alumni network working in diverse fields such as academia, NGOs, and the civil service. If you hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a related subject, seize this opportunity to enhance your analytical prowess and shape your future in the realm of social and political thought.

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The Social and Political Thought MA provides you with a thorough grounding in the classics of social and political theories and offers a deep and varied engagement with their 20th and 21st century offshoots. Based at Warwick Sociology, home to the Social Theory Centre, this course will provide you with the tools to think clearly, critically and imaginatively regarding these themes and will help you apply them to contemporary problems.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.


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