Department of Political Science


Legal and Political Theory MA

This MA provides students with key analytical skills to study the ethical dimensions of public policy. The programme, drawing on three areas of excellence at UCL, is a unique mix of politics, law and philosophy, centred on the normative evaluation of public policy at both the domestic and international levels.

Programme overview


Understand the structure of the programme, including module options, exams and the dissertation.

Entry Requirements and Fees

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Browse our Entry Requirements, Core & Optional Modules and much more. 

Faculty and Staff

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Meet the Legal and Political Theory Faculty and Staff. 

Student Voice

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A current Legal and Political Theory student talks about their experience studying with us in the Department of Political Science.

Frequently Asked Questions

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We've compiled the most commonly asked questions from prospective students to help you with your application. 



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