12 months
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18700 GBP/year
8440 GBP/year
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About

Join the Political and Legal Philosophy programme at the University of York to study issues in political and legal philosophy and investigate them through your own research. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

On this Political and Legal Philosophy programme at the University of York  you can choose from a wide range of option modules. You'll also be able to create a substantial piece of research following your own interests, with our support. You'll develop valuable transferable skills in research, analysis, critical thinking and presentation which will be essential if you are thinking of continuing to study to PhD level. The skills that you develop on the course will also equip you for a range of careers.

You’ll join our postgraduate community across both the Department of Philosophy and York Law School, and will be invited to participate in our broad and diverse research culture.

Careers and skills

Studying Philosophy develops skills that are highly sought after by employers and transferable to many different careers. Our graduates have gone on to roles in marketing, education, finance, IT, the charity sector, tourism and leisure industries, as well as into academia.

Career opportunities

  • Academia
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Business
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Central and local government
  • Law
  • Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Political Philosophy
  • Foundational Issues in Legal Theory
  • Research Skills and Dissemination Practice 
  • Advanced Issues in Legal Theory
  • Advanced Topics in Buddhist Philosophy
  • Advanced Topics in Ethics
  • Advanced Topics in Political Philosophy
  • Agency and Action
  • Between Tradition and Silence: Maimonides and Crescas on God

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent (suitable candidates with a 2:2 equivalent and relevant professional work experience would also be considered)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees

  • Home: £4,220
  • EU and International: £9,350

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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