Postgraduate study in Philosophy

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QS World University Rankings 2021 Philosophy Top 150

Do you still have philosophical questions to be answered or arguments to be resolved? The Department of Philosophy offers a range of postgraduate courses, including MA, MSc, MRes and PhD programmes, for you to continue pursuing your passion for the subject.

Our academic staff are experts in all core areas of contemporary philosophy, as well as a number of speciality and interdisciplinary fields. With our wide range of philosophical expertise, we can provide first-rate teaching and supervision in a variety of subjects including global ethics; philosophy of mind and cognitive science; philosophy of logic, language and mathematics; moral philosophy; and philosophy of religion.

You will be part of a lively, friendly and supportive community and be joining one of the Top 150 Philosophy departments in the world (QS 2023). Our postgraduate students are integral to and play a very active role in the life of the Department, organising and contributing to activities such as our various research seminars, regular workshops and conferences, and popular reading groups. To find out more about being a postgraduate researcher in the Department, watch a selection of our current PhD students as they talk about their research.

Postgraduate scholarships available

The College of Arts and Law is offering a range of scholarships for our postgraduate taught and research programmes to ensure that the very best talent is nurtured and supported.

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Kash Sunghuttee

Academically, you are given the trust and freedom to discover your own voice, while my supervisors have been very supportive. The postgraduate community at our department is friendly and constructive, with the postgraduate seminars being a wonderful place to receive feedback on your work.”

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