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Social and Political Theory - MA


University of Birmingham School of Government

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

About the course

The course explores problems crucial to society and politics domestically and in the global sphere. It promotes the study of those problems through theoretical, ethical and practical inquiry, drawing on the expertise of a large and diverse team of research-active social and political theorists.

The MA in Social and Political Theory explores ideas and arguments from historical, ethical and critical perspectives. It will introduce you to key concepts and ideas in contemporary social and political thought and will help you learn to apply those concepts and approaches to contemporary problems in both the domestic and international spheres. It promotes the study of those problems through theoretical and practical inquiry and in doing will further and deepen your understanding of politics and

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Entry Requirements

For the MA programme you require a good Honours degree or its equivalent. For those whose first language is not English, an IELTS Certificate is required.


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Student Profile(s)

Judith Hoffs

Judith Hoffs is a full-time student enrolled in the MA Political Theory. She attended Maastricht University for her undergraduate in European Studies. She is originally from the Netherlands, but did her minor in Salford and moved to Birmingham to pursue her Masters degree. She enjoys reading, art and going out to experience the full student-life here in Birmingham.

Judith is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/judith-hoffs/


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