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Global Social and Political Thought

University of St Andrews

M.Litt. On Campus
12 months
Duration
19400 GBP/year
9450 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MLitt in Global Social and Political Thought at the University of St Andrews is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores the history of social and political thought around the world and its influence in contemporary debates around identity, communication, governance, the economy, and diplomacy.

Overview

The MLitt Global Social and Political Thought is an interdisciplinary degree that explores the history of social and political ideas from ancient times to the present. 

The degree will develop your understanding of the history, nature, and practice of contemporary global politics and provide training in comparative analysis of history, philosophy, political economy, and international relations.

Careers

Our fantastic global reputation makes University of St Andrews graduates highly valued by employers. The MLitt Global Social and Political Thought provides the subject knowledge and general skills needed for a range of leadership and professional careers. 

It will be of particular interest if you are considering a career in academia or research. You will:

  • Broaden your understanding of contemporary politics, the history of current political ideas, and the way in which social and political thought shapes our world.
  • Be trained in the evaluation of source material and the application of research techniques and enhance your critical, visual, and historical senses.
  • Develop broader transferable skills in areas such as project management, team working, and communicating academic concepts to mixed audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Concepts
  • Digital Thinking in Politics and Society
  • Global Politics
  • Global Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. 
  • CV or résumé (one page)
  • personal statement
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Global Social and Political Thought
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