The flexible Philosophy programme from University of York gives you the opportunity to choose option modules, and provides training in critical thinking and analysis. You'll be able to create a substantial piece of research following your own interests.
You'll develop valuable transferable skills in research and presentation which will be essential if you are thinking of continuing to study to PhD level. The skills that you develop on the course will also equip you for a range of careers.
Careers and skills
Studying Philosophy develops skills that are highly sought after by employers and transferable to many different careers. Our graduates have gone on to roles in marketing, education, finance, IT, the charity sector, tourism and leisure industries, as well as into academia.
- Advertising, marketing and PR
- Central and local government
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- Topics in Practical Philosophy
- Topics in Theoretical Philosophy
- Dissertation Preparation
- Dissemination Practice
- Postgraduate Research Skills
- Contemporary Issues in Bioethics
- From Marx to Critical Theory
- Philosophy of Art from Hume to Tolstoy
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics General Studies & Classics View 252 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent in a degree that includes some philosophy.
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International18240 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18240 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8040 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8040 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years)
- UK/EU: £4,020
- International: £9,120
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.