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    Hi, my questions are as follows:

    -Would studying Phil&Pol have a greater focus on Political Theory rather than regular politics?

    -Will studying a joint degree hinder my chances of getting into work or a postgraduate course in any way? Would a single degree be preferred?

    -Is one degree more widely respected by universities/employers than another or is there nothing in it?

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by 0lm)
    Hi, my questions are as follows:

    -Would studying Phil&Pol have a greater focus on Political Theory rather than regular politics?

    -Will studying a joint degree hinder my chances of getting into work or a postgraduate course in any way? Would a single degree be preferred?

    -Is one degree more widely respected by universities/employers than another or is there nothing in it?

    Thanks!
    Hiya:hi:

    1. It's likely that you'll be studying both disciplines separately so the politics content shouldn't be any different, just less of it because you'll have philosophy modules too.:yes:

    2. Not for work it shouldn't. Postgraduate applications may be more inclined towards a single honours student sometimes, but the classification of your UG degree is the most important factor in it all.

    3. Generally not.

    Hope that helps.

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    Doing politics would allow you to pick more political theory/political philosophy modules. Doing philosophy as well would tie you down to some compulsory modules e.g. metaphysics and logic.
 
 
 
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