Royal Holloway, University of London
Contemporary Political Theory
This course offers advanced training in key issues and thinkers in contemporary political theory, from both Anglo-American and Continental perspectives. The Department�s theory group has research and teaching interests in applied analytical political theory (with issues including immigration, citizenship and the politics of recognition), post-Nietzschean theories of identity and post-identity politics, democratic theory and pragmatist philosophy.
UK upper second class Honours degree 2.1 or equivalent.
Core units: Political concepts; contemporary continental political theory; introduction to quantitative research methods in politics and international relations; introduction to qualitative methods in politics and international relations; foundations of contemporary political theory; research design in politics and international relations; dissertation (MSc only); elective course units: not all course units are available every year; China in the world; comparative political executives; culture and community; democracy and citizenship in Europe; democracy in comparative perspective; foreign policy of the European Union; human rights; identity, power and radical political theory; internet and new media politics; issues in United States foreign policy; media, war and conflict; the politics of ethnic multiculturalism; politics of forced migration; sovereignty, rights, and justice; theories of globalisation; Africa and international politics; biopolitics and security; political violence; transnational security and the law of targeting.
Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Royal Holloway||Egham||TW20 0EX||South East|
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