Taught course

Political Theory

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Politics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

Teaching
You’ll learn through lectures, seminars and tutorials. 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.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 overall with 6 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
phi-pgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0587