You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent grade from overseas.
A degree in philosophy, politics or a related subject is preferred, although we'll consider applicants from a wide range of disciplines, particularly if they can demonstrate other experience relevant to the programme.
Months of entry
This MA is designed for students with an interest in contemporary political philosophy and its historical underpinnings. You'll study topics such as global justice, the environment, feminism, capitalism, equality, democracy and international political theory.
The course is taught jointly by the Departments of Philosophy and Politics, both leading departments in the UK with international reputations for teaching and research.
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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 0587