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Social and Political Thought - MA

University of Leeds School of Sociology & Social Policy

Full time September MA 12 months full time

About the course

The MA Social and Political Thought offers an exciting, interdisciplinary focus for the study of key social and political problems. It draws upon expertise from both the School of Sociology and Social Policy and the School of Politics and International Studies to create a research-based environment that integrates an advanced theoretical agenda with a strong practical orientation.

The course explores how theoretical frameworks can be applied within contemporary social research. You are encouraged to consider the positioning and relevance of classical and contemporary theory, including feminist, postcolonial and psychoanalytical perspectives, to an understanding of contemporary economic, social, political and cultural phenomena.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent in a social sciences, humanities or related discipline.

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 Course Content

Where is University of Leeds



-If your scholarship application is successful you must confirm acceptance within two weeks of notification of the award.
-You must commence your study with us by registering no later than 1 October in the academic year for which the award is offered.
-Scholarship offers cannot be deferred.

How are the scholarships awarded?
Decisions are based on academic merit and the quality of your scholarship supporting statement.

Value of Scholarship(s)



To be considered for the scholarship you must:

-Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a School of Sociology and Social Policy Taught Masters programme for 2020 entry.
-Demonstrate an excellent previous academic track record.
-Demonstrate the potential to contribute to the academic and cultural life of the School of Sociology and Social Policy.
-Be classed as “international” for fee purposes.

Application Procedure

Complete the application form with your details and supporting statement and submit to the admissions team before the deadline.

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