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Philosophy - Ethics and Society

The University of Exeter

12 months
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20500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

At the Philosophy - Ethics and Society programme at The University of Exeter, you’ll engage with cutting-edge research on topics such as economic growth, food, medicine, animal rights, slavery and the Holocaust as well as Wittgensteinian approaches to ethics and the social world.

Overview

  • Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
  • We will train you in a range of philosophical research methods preparing you to carry out your own independent research
  • Tailor the Philosophy - Ethics and Society programme at The University of Exeter to your academic interests or career ambitions with a range of optional modules from across the fields of sociology and anthropology as well as philosophy
  • Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study

Careers

In addition to the specialist knowledge you will gain during your programme, you will also develop transferrable skills valued by employers such as: 

  • Researching, analysing and assessing sources of information
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Managing and interpreting information
  • Developing ideas and arguments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Philosophical Methods
  • Contemporary Ethics
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Mind, Body and World
  • Philosophical Methods
  • Contemporary Ethics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in philosophy (or a degree with a substantial philosophy component). While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criterion, if your first degree is in a different discipline, you have a 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

UK fees per year:

  • £5,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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