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School of Social Sciences

Politics postgraduate student in the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons
MA Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory
Learn to connect philosophical arguments to political situations.

MA Political Science - Philosophy and Political Theory / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2018

How to apply

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Useful information;

  • There is NO application fee.
  • International (non UK/EU) are advised to apply by 1 June.
  • UK/EU can apply up until 1 September.
  • We DO NOT require references, but please indicate the names of two referees on your form and we will request them if necessary.
  • Personal statement NOT required.
  • Writing Sample - ALL applications should be accompanied by a writing sample, which demonstrates that the candidate has the analytical capacities and writing skills required to undertake masters level research in Philosophy.  You may submit a normal-length essay that you have written for a philosophy module as your writing sample

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How your application is considered

Applications are initially assessed by the Admissions Team and referred to the Admissions Tutor when required.