We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Intellectual History MPhil

University of Sussex

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21, MAY-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary


We combine a long tradition in a field of scholarship pioneered at Sussex with a commitment to fostering new and emerging fields of inquiry.

Core supervisory expertise is offered in:

  • British political thought c1500-1900
  • Renaissance intellectual history
  • the Scottish Enlightenment and 18th-century political thought
  • political thought in 19th-century Europe.

We also welcome outstanding applications in adjacent areas that reflect Sussex’s interdisciplinary approach to intellectual history, which has traditionally spanned history, literature, philosophy, classics, politics, economics and theology.

For an MPhil, your work is an independent piece of research but in less depth than for a PhD. You’ll graduate with the degree title Master of Philosophy. You might be able to change to a PhD while you study for an MPhil.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 93 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    142 68%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    52nd

    10

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!