Taught course

Ethics and Social Philosophy

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of English, Communication, and Philosophy

Entry requirements

See our website for details.

Months of entry


Course content

Aiming to develop original critical contributions to current debates, this programme explores central themes of contemporary ethics and social philosophy.

Modules are designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of these issues, to sharpen your critical and constructive argumentation skills and to develop your confidence in presenting and discussing original ideas.

Our Ethics and Social Philosophy Master’s emphasises the enhancement of skills relevant to advanced philosophical research.

The programme offers knowledge and expertise for further research, postgraduate vocational training, or entry on to a variety of professional career paths.

Distinctive features
  • Suitable either as preparation for further research in ethics and social philosophy or as a stand-alone postgraduate qualification.
  • Teaching is by seminars and discussion.
  • Specialist courses and dissertation supervision.
  • Extensive library holdings of books, journals and electronic sources.
  • Regular research seminars with visiting speakers and additional postgraduate research seminars.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)29 2087 0084