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Study History, Art History, Heritage, Philosophy or American Studies at Sussex, a research-led university

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

About the course

Our MA brings together social theory, political theory and philosophy. You learn about the history of social and political thought, and study political and social movements. Our course covers both historical traditions and contemporary developments.

Our research strengths include: 

  • social theory (especially Marxism, Hegel, hermeneutics and critical theory) 
  • recent democratic, socialist and environmentalist thought and practice 
  • the history of political, social and economic thought 
  • the philosophy of social science and the sociology of knowledge 
  • contemporary political philosophy 
  • cosmopolitanism.

Why choose this course?

  • Philosophy at Sussex is ranked 5th in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2018).
  • Study on a genuinely interdisciplinary course that bridges

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification should be in a humanities or social sciences subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


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