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MA Philosophy
MA Philosophy

MA Philosophy

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree 2:1 or equivalent in a degree that includes some philosophy.

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS, 7.0, minimum 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in all other components

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 185, minimum of 185 in Writing and 176 in all other components

  • Duolingo, 120, minimum 120 in Production and 110 in all other components

  • LanguageCert, C1 Expert High Pass with 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 67, minimum 67 in Writing and 61 in all other components

  • TOEFL, 96, minimum 24 in Writing and 23 in all other components

  • Trinity ISE III, Distinction in all components

Course Information

On our MA in Philosophy you'll engage with key issues at the centre of contemporary debates, and you'll gain up-to-date knowledge of philosophy across a broad range of topics.

The flexible programme gives you the opportunity to choose option modules, and provides training in critical thinking and analysis. You'll be able to create a substantial piece of research following your own interests.

You'll develop valuable transferable skills in research and presentation which will be essential if you are thinking of continuing to study to PhD level. The skills that you develop on the course will also equip you for a range of careers.

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Option modules will vary from year to year according to staff availability. The availability of each option module is subject to a minimum enrolment number. 

Core modules 

You will take core modules which may include:

  • Reading Philosophy

  • Research Skills and Dissemination Practice

Option modules 

You will take a selection of option modules, examples of which may include:

  • Advanced Topics in Buddhist Philosophy

  • Advanced Topics in Ethics

  • Advanced Topics in Philosophy of Maths

  • Advanced Topics in Political Philosophy

  • Agency and Action

  • Between Tradition and Silence: Maimonides and Crescas on God

  • Comparative Analytic Theology

  • Early Post-Kantian Legal, Morall, and Political Philosophy

  • Human and Machine Creativity

  • MA Project Essay

  • Models and Modelling in Science and Technology

  • Non-Classical Logic

  • Openness to the World

  • Phenomenology and Psychiatry

  • Philosophy of Poetry

  • Responsibility for Consequences: Morality, Law and Causation

  • Science-Engaged Analytic Theology

  • Social Justice and Political Economy

  • The Arts and the Mind

  • The Nature of Grief

  • The Phenomenon of Loneliness

  • Time, Tense, and Existence

  • Topics in Consciousness and Representation

  • Topics in Perception and Emotion

  • Topics in the Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Teacher

  • Chaplain

  • Local government officer

  • Policy officer

  • Social researcher

  • Business analyst

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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