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Degree awarded
MA
Duration
MA: full-time 12 months, part-time 24 months
Entry requirements
For the MA, an Upper Second class honours degree in a cognate subject, or the overseas equivalent.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning
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Course description

This MA pathway is best suited for generalists who wish to get a degree in Political Science but do not want to follow a particular area.  It allows for maximum choice for modules offered.   

Programme Director: Dr Stephen Hood

Tel: 0161 306 6929

Email; Stephen.Hood@manchester.ac.uk

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, visit open days and visits

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,300
    International students (per annum): £14,000
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,150
    International students (per annum): £7,000
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,200
    International students (per annum): £9,333
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £2,100
    International students (per annum): £4,666

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Please see the School's funding page for further information.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Zoe Woodend
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1296
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4925
Email
Website
www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/disciplines/politics/postgraduate/index.html
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