University of Birmingham
Social and Political Theory
With this programme, students are able to explore critically the development of social and political theory and the key current debates.
A good Honours degree or its equivalent; for those whose 1st language is not English, a TOEFL or IELTS Certificate is required; entry at Graduate Diploma level is possible for those with a reasonable 1st degree; Graduate Diploma students can upgrade to the Master's on satisfactory examination performance.
Social theory and critique: contested knowledge; Social theory: From Marxism to post Marxism; Dissertation. Optional Modules: Democracy, Power and Citizenship; Multiculturalism and Religious Conflict; Revolution and Enlightenment (Political Ideas A); Totalitarianism and The State (Political Ideas B). Optional Modules B: Advanced Political Analysis; Asia Pacific Security; The Caucasus: History, Culture and Contemporary Politics; Central Asia: Islam, Nationalism and Globalisation; Civil War, Conflict Management and Peacekeeping; Contemporary Debates in International Relations Theory; Contemporary Issues in Global Ethics; Development and Emerging Inequalities in Europe; Diplomacy and Statecraft; Diplomatic History of the 20th Century; Ethical Dimensions of Terrorism, Political Violence and War; European Security; Foreign Policy Analysis; Gender and Global Governance; Germany's Foreign Policy since the end of the Cold War; Global Climate Change; Global Environmental Governance; Global Ethics: Theories and Approaches; Globalisation and Governance; History and Politics of South Africa (CWAS); International Political Economy; Post-Conflict Peacekeeping and International Order; Readings in Russian and East European Studies; Researching Russia and Eastern Europe; Rising Powers and Global Order; Russian and Ukrainian Politics and International Relations; Security Studies; Sex, Death, Gender and (in) Security; Social Theory and Critique Contested Knowledge; Social Theory: from Marxism to Post Marxism; Strategic Studies; Terrorism and Political Violence; Terrorism and Contemporary Conflict; Theory and Ethics of Terrorism and Political Violence; US Foreign and Defence Policy.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,570 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,285 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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