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Philosophy 

University of Bristol

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20100 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Philosophy at University of Bristol will give you a thorough grounding in the core knowledge and skills required for philosophical research, while allowing you to pursue your own philosophical interests in depth.

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Overview

You will be taught and supervised by members of a friendly and informal department with an outstanding reputation in the UK and internationally. The MA is designed to give you the most benefit from the research expertise of individual members of staff. For more than half of the course, you will have one-to-one tutorials with a member of the department. You will be guided throughout by a personal tutor who will help you structure your course of study and choose the topics you wish to research.

You will be an active member of our flourishing research culture and will be encouraged to participate in the three weekly research seminars on a wide range of philosophical issues. There is also a weekly postgraduate seminar, where you may present your own work before your peers, helping you to develop argumentative strategies in a supportive environment.

Careers

Students who have completed the MA in Philosophy at University of Bristol have gone on to careers as counsellors, journalists and teachers of philosophy. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • Philosophical Writing and Research Seminar
  • Value Theory
  • Philosophy Essay Unit 
  • Scientific Epistemology and Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) with a minimum average of 65 per cent in philosophy or in a combination of subjects that include philosophy.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK: part-time - £5,100
    • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time - £10,200

Funding

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