We have an active postgraduate community and internationally renowned staff who set the agenda and break new ground in their respective fields. Teaching and supervision are informed by the latest research and we are proud of the contributions made by our postgraduates to the department's vibrant research culture.
We have an exciting seminar/colloquium and conference programme, including regular seminars in philosophy and history of science, medicine, mathematics and logic, as well as weekly departmental seminars with visiting speakers, various reading groups, and joint sessions run with the Departments of Physics, Mathematics, Politics, English, History and Medicine. We also host the Centre for Science and Philosophy, which promotes the interpretation of science through collaboration with other disciplines.
The majority of graduates from this programme develop careers as academics in higher education, while maintaining the capacity to undertake new and innovative research in the field of philosophy.
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The principal research areas of the Department of Philosophy are:
- Philosophy of science, mathematics and logic
- Epistemology, philosophy of mind and language
- Ethics and political philosophy
- Philosophy of medicine and biology.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesHistory Philosophy & Ethics General Studies & Classics View 505 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
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- An upper second-class degree (or international equivalent). Please note, acceptance will also depend on evidence of your readiness to pursue a research degree.
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International18900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National4475 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4475 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK: part-time - £2,238
- Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time - £9,475
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.