MA Political Science - Political Theory Pathway (Standard Route) / Course details
Year of entry: 2020
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There has been a long tradition of specialising in the study of political theory at Manchester. Between them, those teaching on this pathway cover a wide variety of fields of interest; from the major debates in contemporary political philosophy (around topics of rights, justice and political morality).
Teaching and learning
Part-time students complete the full-time course over two years. There are no evening or weekend course units available on the part-time route.
You must first check the schedule of the compulsory units and then select your optional units to suit your requirements.
Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your unit choices during induction week with your course director.
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Dissertation Research Design||POLI60312||15||Mandatory|
|Political Theory Research Training Seminar||POLI70601||15||Mandatory|
|Theoretical Approaches to Political Economy||POEC61011||30||Optional|
|Governing in an Unjust World: Justice and International Relations||POLI60182||15||Optional|
|The Ethics Of Killing||POLI60221||15||Optional|
|Human Rights in World Politics||POLI70492||15||Optional|
|Theories of Rights||POLI70722||15||Optional|
School of Social Sciences students are supported by first-class resources, in addition to the networked study areas. You will also have access to the one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the country, The University of Manchester Library .