MA Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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This pathway offers a specialisation in political theory, while also deepening your knowledge in other areas of philosophy. Therefore, you must have studied some philosophy in your undergraduate degree.
It is particularly suited for those of you who are from PPE, philosophy and law, or philosophy and politics undergraduate courses. This is a course taught by both philosophy and politics discipline areas for high quality students tapping into the exceptionally large and talented group of staff who work in political theory and in philosophy at The University of Manchester.
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.
|Research Design and Skills||POLI60312||15||Mandatory|
|Political Theory Research Training Seminar||POLI70601||15||Mandatory|
|Philosophy of Mind||PHIL60072||15||Optional|
|Philosophy of Language||PHIL60082||15||Optional|
|Landmark Papers in Analytic Philosophy||PHIL60311||15||Optional|
|History of Analytic Philosophy||PHIL60511||15||Optional|
|Issues in Epistemology||PHIL70331||15||Optional|
|Philosophy of Action||PHIL70552||15||Optional|
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You will be supported by first-class resources, in addition to networked study areas.
You will also have access to the John Ryland's University Library , with over 4.5m books and vast archives of historical material and rare volumes, it is one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the country.