Masters | Postgraduate Course - Philosophy, Politics & Economics: Political Research MA Course Details within University of York

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Philosophy, Politics & Economics: Political Research MA

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time

This course allows you to acquire training you will need for political research within an interdisciplinary programme in PPE. It is specifically aimed at students who need appropriate quantitative or qualitative research skills. These skills are required for you to be eligible for Research Council funded studentships in Politics and the Social Sciences. The flexibility of the course means you can choose to specialise in specific areas in politics and development studies, such as the politics of development or political economy.

Core module includes: The PPE of Social Choice; Research Skills for PPE; Political Research and Analysis; Quantitative Methods of Data Analysis or Qualitative Research Methods in Politics; Applied Microeconomics I or Analysis for PPE; Dissertation.

Students also choose from a wide range of options offered by the Politics and Philosophy departments.

Entry Requirements

The MA is open to those with a good first degree (i.e. an upper second or equivalent) in any subject.

If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: