MA Political Science - Political Theory Pathway (Standard Route) / Course details
Year of entry: 2018
- You want the chance to study a range of interesting and important political problems and questions - and develop strong skills in logic and reasoning
- You would like a course that has wide applicability to a range of politics-related career paths
- You are interested in studying alongside one of the largest and most active political theory research groups in the UK
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).
Please see the files to download tab for further information on course units.
Programme Director: Dr Stephen Hood
+44 (0)161 306 6929
Teaching and learning
IMPORTANT NOTE ON PART-TIME STUDY
Part-time students complete the full-time programme over two years. There are NO evening or weekend course units available on the part-time programme.
You must first check the schedule of the compulsory modules and then select your optional modules to suit your requirements.
Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your module 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|
|Governing in an Unjust World||POLI60182||15||Optional|
|The Ethics Of Killing||POLI60221||15||Optional|
|Critical Approaches to International Political Economy||POLI70311||15||Optional|
|Ethics in World Politics||POLI70451||15||Optional|
|Human Rights in World Politics||POLI70492||15||Optional|
|Theories of Rights||POLI70722||15||Optional|
|Democracy: Theory & Practice||POLI70871||15||Optional|
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