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Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP-21

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Political Philosophies

Course type


Course Summary

Course description

Taught jointly by the departments of philosophy and politics, this course gives you the opportunity to explore contemporary political philosophy and its historical underpinnings. You’ll study topics such as global justice, the environment, feminism, equality, freedom, democracy and international political theory, delving into the debates that are shaping current political discourse and developing your understanding of the cultural, historical and philosophical contexts that surround them.


Political Philosophy Research Seminar - Core
Dissertation in Political Theory - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent grade from overseas. A degree in philosophy, politics or a related subject is preferred, though we will consider applicants from a wide range of disciplines, particularly if they can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme.