Taught course

Philosophy

Institution
Durham University · Department of Philosophy
Qualifications
GradDip

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course have been designed to encourage applications from as wide a range of interested and able people as possible, including mature students, who may have been away from university for a long time, and international students. As an applicant for our Graduate Diploma, you will usually have achieved a 2.1 or equivalent in a previous degree but this is not a strict requirement and decisions are made on a case by case basis.

Additional Requirements

At least one example of written work on a philosophical theme (up to 5,000 words).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Graduate Diploma in Philosophy is a nine month conversion course (18 months part-time), designed for those who already have a degree and wish to pursue an interest in philosophy. No formal training in philosophy is required. The course provides an ideal learning environment if you are interested in progressing to an MA in Philosophy, or simply want the opportunity to learn about philosophy.

Course structure

The Diploma has two main components:

  1. Four undergraduate modules. At least two of these must be at Level 3 and no more than one should be at Level 1.
  2. A dissertation of 12,000 words (double module).

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,025.00 per year
International students
£14,160.00 per year

https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/pg/finance/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • GradDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
study@durham.ac.uk