12 months
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18240 GBP/year
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About

On the Philosophy programme from University of York you'll engage with key issues at the centre of contemporary debates, and you'll gain up-to-date knowledge of philosophy across a broad range of topics.

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Overview

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.

Career opportunities

  • Academia
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Business
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Central and local government
  • Law
  • Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

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

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 or equivalent in a degree that includes some philosophy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18240 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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