12 months
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19740 GBP/year
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About

The Philosophy course offered by the University of Essex will provide you with a rigorous grounding in modern and contemporary European philosophy. We have leading expertise in critical theory, phenomenology, German Idealism, nineteenth Century German philosophy, aesthetics, existentialism, contemporary French philosophy, philosophy and psychoanalysis, and medical humanities.

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Overview

In the Philosophy course offered by the University of Essex you study modules of your choice, develop your research, writing, and employability skills through an intensive Writing Workshop, and prepare an MA dissertation in your chosen area of research.

Your future

Many of our philosophy graduates embark on doctoral study after finishing their MA. We offer supervision for PhDs in a range of fields including:

  • Continental philosophy
  • Critical Social Theory
  • History of philosophy
  • Applied ethics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Heritage and Human Rights
  • Global Challenges in Interdisciplinary Perspective: Water Conflicts, Water Cultures
  • Reading Freud
  • Psychoanalysis: Controversies and Contexts
  • Kant's Revolution in Philosophy
  • Environmental Philosophy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Degree with an overall 2.2 in Philosophy or a related subject such as: Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, History, Law, Literature, Politics, Sociology or foreign languages with literature components.
  • Your degree should contain modules in philosophy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £4,600
  • International fee: £9,870

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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