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Comments about MA in Political Philosophy - At the institution - Belfast - Belfast - Belfast - Northern Ireland
This degree programme offers an opportunity for those interested in philosophically informed social analysis to investigate a wide range of theoretical and philosophical issues around the intersection of theory, culture and identity
Entrance Requirements Normally at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in Politics, Philosophy or a related subject. Additional Information for International Students IELTS Certificate (6.5 or above) or equivalent.
MA in Political Philosophy
Four taught modules, plus a dissertation of no more than 15,000 words. Students will take:
-Political Theories of Equality
-Approaches to Social Science Research
-Topics in Contemporary Political Philosophy
-Beyond the Nation: Culture, Identity and Contemporary Political Philosophy
Examination and continuous assessment.
This degree qualifies for DEL funding.
It is also possible to study for a Diploma in each of the areas covered by the MA programmes. The Diploma is constructed around the coursework elements of the MA programmes. On successful completion of the coursework, it is possible to complete the dissertation for an award of MA.
Opportunities for Careers
All of the MA programmes offered in the School provide an appropriate basis for those who wish to proceed to doctoral study. In addition, our graduates go on to a wide range of careers in both the public and private sectors.