University of Essex

School of Philosophy and Art History

MA Philosophy, Politics and Environmental Issues


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Philosophy, Politics and Environmental Issues

Format: Campus

Program Description:

We teach our new interdisciplinary MA Philosophy, Politics and Environmental Issues jointly with out Department of Government. It provides you with advanced, critical knowledge of past and present philosophical conceptions nature, both within continental and analytic philosophy. Our other modules enable you to study the political and social issues concerning nature and the environment. This allows you to chart the new and quickly developing field of environmental ethics, introducing you to the main theories in this area. You will acquire the basics of the natural science behind environmental problems (such as global warming and ozone depletion) and develop your knowledge of the most important theories and concepts in environmental politics. Graduates will be well prepared to enter employment in various areas such as academia and non-governmental organisations, as well as entering government itself.


Postgraduate study qualification from the University of Essex.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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