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. 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.

Scholarships and discounts still available for September 2020

Apply now for September 2020 and you could receive a £2000 discount on your tuition fees with our Birmingham Masters Scholarship. Apply by 31 July.

Already an undergraduate student at the University of Birmingham? Continue your postgraduate degree with us and receive a £1500 discount. Apply by 10 September 2020.

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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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