Taught course

Politics and Philosophy

Institution
Lancaster University · Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant background.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This interdisciplinary programme offers you the opportunity to undertake sustained and focused study in the disciplines of politics and philosophy. With a number of staff working across Philosophy and Politics, our programme typically covers a variety of approaches to the study of both Philosophy and Politics

You will take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay. The programme culminates in the writing of a 20,000-word dissertation in a subject area of your own choosing that has been agreed in partnership with an academic supervisor.

Throughout this programme our intention is to enable you to develop your research and analytical skills, skills that could be used in a range of careers. The programme can also provide a foundation for those looking to pursue academic careers.

Information for international students

Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
PPR Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
pprpg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1524 594262