What Will You Study

This unique multidisciplinary programme is designed to allow students to undertake sustained and focused study across the disciplines of Politics, Philosophy and Religion. It particularly encourages students to explore the interface between these related areas, and allows for selection of optional modules across the whole department.

Students take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay

Core modules:

  • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations
  • What is Philosophy? Methods, Aims, Debates
  • Studying Religion
  • Theory and Method in Postgraduate Studies
  • Dissertation (20,000 words)

Optional Modules: For a complete listof optional modules please see our Departmental pages.