|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You’ll need a first-class or a strong 2:1 honours degree
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course is taught jointly by the Departments of Philosophy and Politics. It’s designed to help you develop advanced knowledge and understanding of political philosophy.
The MA teaches you the research skills you need for a PhD in political theory or a related subject.
Through close critical reading, you will familiarise yourself with important works of contemporary political and moral philosophy. We’ll teach you how to reason and argue with your peers through difficult and sometimes controversial ideas.
You’ll write a long essay for each module and a dissertation. If you’re going on to a PhD, you may choose to write a PhD proposal.
Political Philosophy Research Seminar
Other modules include research seminars in:
History of Philosophy
Morals and Other Values
Mind and Language
Metaphysics and Epistemology
And modules including:
Human Rights, Politics and Global Migration, The Politics of
You’ll be assessed continuously through essays.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.