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Philosophy

The University of Manchester

12 months
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About

Philosophy at Manchester offers an intellectually stimulating and supportive postgraduate environment. In the Philosophy course from The University of Manchester you'll be taught and supervised by members of staff who are all actively involved in research.

Overview

The MA Philosophy course from The University of Manchester combines:

  • in-depth study of specialised areas of analytical philosophy;
  • extensive research training to provide the skills necessary to complete a master's dissertation and;
  • a dissertation supervised by a member of staff with expertise in the area you wish to study in more depth.

The course is ideal both for those wishing to do a PhD in Philosophy, and for students who want to improve their employability through the development of rigorous critical, analytical and research skills.

It provides a deeper knowledge of a wide variety of areas of philosophy than is possible at undergraduate level, and equips you with the ability to plan, organise and work autonomously on a substantial individual project. 

Career opportunities

Many of our MA Philosophy graduates go on to pursue a PhD in Philosophy.

Others embark on careers including:

  • the Civil Service;
  • journalism;
  • teaching;
  • law;
  • and a wide range of related positions in both the public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MA Philosophy Research Skills
  • Ethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Aesthetics
  • Seminal articles in philosophy
  • MA Philosophy Dissertation
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree (or the overseas equivalent) in Philosophy, or a degree with a Philosophy component such as, PPE, Philosophy and Politics.
  • Please note that CAS statements are issued only when all conditions of the offer have been satisfied, PDF copy of passport received and the offer accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
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  • National

    10000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
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Funding

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