You will study the module Philosophical Research, which is compulsory on the MRes programme. It is designed to cover a broad range of classic philosophical texts, as well as to develop a core set of analytical skills relevant to postgraduate research in Philosophy.
You then choose two further optional modules from the whole range of modules offered by the Department of Philosophy, before completing a 20,000 word thesis.
Optional modules you may choose typically include:
- Global Ethics
- God, Freedom and the Meaning of Life
- Human Rights
- Philosophy of Cognitive Science
- Philosophy of Health and Happiness
- Philosophy of Language
- Philosophy and Mental Health
- Philosophy of Mind
For more information, see our Philosophy postgraduate modules.
Please note that the optional module information listed on the website for this programme is intended to be indicative, and the availability of optional modules may vary from year to year. Where a module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you to make other choices.