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University of Brighton: Philosophy and Politics

Institution University of Brighton View institution profile
Department School of Humanities and Social Science
Telephone 01273 644644
Study type Taught


You will study key concepts in political philosophy through the lens of some of the most challenging issues of today.

This MA takes a radical and decolonised approach to philosophy. You will engage with a distinctive programme of contemporary radical theory and politics, and consider themes such as populism, climate change, gender oppression migration, neoliberalism, racism and decolonial struggles.

We offer a rich environment for critical theory and progressive political work; the University of Brighton is internationally recognised for its Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics which researches the links between philosophy, critical theory, global ethics and other disciplines.

You have the option to undertake a placement, preparing you for your future career, or the chance to prepare for doctoral research.


University of Brighton

The University of Brighton has a community of around 3,000 postgraduate students from a range of backgrounds and nationalities, studying in beautiful locations on the south coast of England. We’re also in the top 50 for graduate outcomes in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022.

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The university takes a career-focused approach to learning and many of its 140+ postgraduate courses are recognised and accredited by leading professional bodies. Some courses offer exchanges and collaborations with our research partners in industry, public services and other professional associations, and provide opportunities to put your learning into practice …

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