University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Political Thought (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

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  • You will study the ideas that have shaped our political and ideological traditions, focusing on the study of key thinkers, such as John Locke, Karl Marx and Michel Foucault
  • We employ analytical and institutional approaches to debate the history of political ideas and changing perceptions of money, work and commerce
  • You’ll benefit from an active research culture with seminar series and highly successful annual postgraduate conference
  • Tailor your degree to your interests with an array of optional modules including Problems and Texts in Social and Political Thought, Sources in Modernity and Post-Modernity and Contemporary Ethics

Course details

Modules

See our website for details of the modules available for this programme: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/polthoughtma/#course-content

Assessment method

See our module descriptions for details of assessment methods: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/polthoughtma/#course-content


Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

See our website for full details regarding tuition fee and other costings: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/polthoughtma/#fees

Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees/fundingyourmasters

Political Thought at University of Exeter - UCAS