Research

  • A thriving and diverse community of theorists at one of the UK's top ten research universities.
  • Home of the leading journal, History of Political Thought.
  • An excellent professional placement record for past students.
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The CPT team

Exeter now has one of the largest groups of political theorists in the UK.

CPT members

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MA Political Thought

Study the thinkers who have shaped the modern world – Locke, Hegel, Marx and others – as well as more recent debates in social and political theory.

MA Political Thought

News and events

The Centre of Political Thought runs a number of events each year.

News

Events

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Our research

Our members are carrying out research across a variety of areas of expertise within political theory.

Research projects

Selected publications

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Reading group

Our weekly Political Theory Reading Group is integrated into our MA programme.

Reading group meetings

Past programmes

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Postgraduate Community

We have an active and diverse community of PhD students.

PhD students

South West Doctoral Training Centre