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  • 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.
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.

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The CPT team

Exeter now has one of the largest groups of political theorists in the UK. Our members are carrying out research across a variety of areas of expertise within political theory.

Postgraduate community

We have an active and diverse community of PhD students.