Study History, Philosophy, Politics and Public Administration at Manchester Met this September. Funding available, apply now

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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Manchester Metropolitan University is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Science sits alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute.

Department of History, Politics & Philosophy

The Department of History, Politics & Philosophy (HPP) has interdisciplinary strengths in international history and politics, European philosophy, public policy and administration, global governance, archaeology, and regional history and heritage. 

Offering stimulating programmes of study alongside a thriving research culture, the Department emphasises a student-centred approach to learning. We welcome students from across the UK and overseas and value the diversity of our student body. The Department takes pride in our research-led teaching, postgraduate offering, and the opportunities available for students to work with academics at the forefront of their disciplines.

Manchester Metropolitan University has one of the largest History programmes in the north of England including the MA History boasting an impressive track-record for the quality of its teaching and our internationally recognised staff research. 

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Politics at Manchester Metropolitan University boasts research and teaching strengths in American Foreign Policy, European politics and Energy Policy, British Political History, Latin American Politics, Social Theory and Communal Studies, and International Relations.

Manchester Met is one of the leading centres for research in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy in the UK.  The Philosophy programme offers a supportive and vibrant environment for engaging with some of the most challenging ideas and issues of our times. 

Public Services 
Work-based learning alongside a programme of progressive research and teaching that prepares students for work in organisations such the police, fire and prisons services, local council authorities and housing associations as well as private sector organisations that provide government services on a for- and non-profit basis. 

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We offer a number of funding opportunities to help with the cost of postgraduate study including loans, discounts, scholarships and more.

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