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Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
22500 GBP/year
12500 GBP/year
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About

This Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory course from The University of Manchester pathway offers a specialisation in political theory, while also deepening your knowledge in other areas of philosophy. Therefore, you must have studied some philosophy in your undergraduate degree.

Overview

This Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory course from The University of Manchester is particularly suited for those of you who are from PPE, philosophy and law, or philosophy and politics undergraduate courses. This is a course taught by both philosophy and politics discipline areas for high quality students tapping into the exceptionally large and talented group of staff who work in political theory and in philosophy at The University of Manchester. 

Teaching and learning

Part-time students complete the full-time course over two years. There are no evening or weekend course units available on the part-time route.  You must first check the schedule of the compulsory units and then select your optional units to suit your requirements.  

Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your unit choices during induction week with your course director.

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates have gone into careers in academia, the civil service, journalism, the NGO sector, and wide range of related positions in both the public and private sectors among others.

As a School of Social Sciences postgraduate at Manchester, you will have access to a wide range of careers support tailored to your career or further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Seminal articles in philosophy
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • History' of Analytic Philosophy
  • Theoretical Approaches to Political Economy
  • Governing in an Unjust World
  • The Ethics Of Killing
  • Dissertation Research Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK 2:1 (Hons) degree (or international equivalent) in philosophy, or a degree with philosophy as a component (eg PPE).
  • Please supply your degree transcript with details of the courses you have taken and marks obtained (if available).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.

MA (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £6,250
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,250

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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