Taught course

Political Thought

Institution
University of Exeter · Politics
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • You will study the ideas that have shaped our political and ideological traditions, focusing on the study of key thinkers, such as John Locke, Karl Marx and Michel Foucault
  • We employ analytical and institutional approaches to debate the history of political ideas and changing perceptions of money, work and commerce
  • You’ll benefit from an active research culture with seminar series and highly successful annual postgraduate conference
  • Tailor your degree to your interests with an array of optional modules including Problems and Texts in Social and Political Thought, Sources in Modernity and Post-Modernity and Contemporary Ethics

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/polthoughtma/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/polthoughtma/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

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
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192