Queen Mary University of London
History of Political Thought and Intellectual History
Students with relevant degree qualifications within the broad field of the humanities are welcome to apply. The programme encourages applications from students who have developed an interest in any aspect of the history of political thought, intellectual history, or the history of philosophy. Normally, the requirement is a first degree with 1st or upper 2nd class Honours, or the equivalent in history, politics, law, philosophy, modern languages and literatures, or a cognate discipline.
Core module: Method and practice in the history of political thought and intellectual history; optional modules may include: theories of the early-modern state: Machiavelli, More, Hobbes, Locke; nationalism, patriotism and cosmopolitanism in political thought, 19th-20th centuries; democracy, ancient and modern; Adam Smith and the state; from Hume to Darwin: God, man and nature in European thought; political thought in Renaissance Europe; selfhood, sensibility and the politics of difference in the European enlightenment; paradoxes of enlightenment; Latin America in global intellectual history; ideology and propaganda in the Roman republic; in the shadow of the French revolution: political thought 1790-1890; the public sphere in Britain, 1476-1800; theories of empire: from enlightenment to liberalism; enlightenment and revolution: political ideas in the British Isles, 1688-1800; signs, mind, and society: early modern theories of language; visions of capitalism; crisis and future in nineteenth-century European thought; languages of politics: Italy 1250-1500.
Students are required to produce 2 essays of 5,000 words for the core module and one essay of 4,000 words for each of the options, in addition to completing a 12,000 word research dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,755 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 17,250 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,755 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,755 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,755 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 8,650 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Mile End||Tower Hamlets||E1 4NS||South East|
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