12 months
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26300 GBP/year
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About

The Philosophy program from The University of Edinburgh offers you an excellent opportunity to enhance your learning and join a large, vibrant and supportive postgraduate community.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Edinburgh has a proud and distinguished place in the history of philosophy, and has long been associated with some of the field’s most important thinkers.

We provide a broad advanced education in philosophy, especially in our key areas:

  • ancient philosophy
  • early modern philosophy
  • epistemology
  • ethics
  • mind, language and embodied cognition
  • philosophy of science
  • gender and race
  • applied ethics
  • enlightenment philosophy

This Philosophy program from The University of Edinburgh  provides an intensive grounding in philosophy, its methodology and techniques of research. It is the ideal programme to lead on to further research and study in philosophy as part of a PhD programme.

Career opportunities

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths, including, but not limited to, further study in a PhD programme in Philosophy.

This is the ideal programme for deepening your involvement in philosophy, giving you a grounding in postgraduate work, or developing an academic career in philosophy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Ethics
  • The Computational Mind
  • Epistemology and Evidence Law
  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
  • Freedom, Consent, and Political Obligation
  • Islamic Philosophy
  • The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Indian Philosophies of Mind and Language

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • Home - £6,250
  • International/EU - £13,150

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

UK government postgraduate loans

If you live in the UK, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan from one of the UK’s governments.

The type and amount of financial support you are eligible for will depend on your programme, the duration of your studies, and your residency status.

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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