Taught course


Durham University · Department of Philosophy

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Entry requirements

2:1 classification or higher at undergraduate level or equivalent qualification with a substantial philosophy component.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Philosophy provides an ideal academic environment for those who would like to study the subject at a higher level in preparation for a PhD or as a basis for future employment.

Significant numbers of former students go on to further study. The course includes research training and allows you to write a substantial dissertation on a topic you wish to pursue at PhD level. Our staff members have expertise in a very wide range of areas, so there is considerable flexibility over choice of dissertation topic.

Core modules:

  • Dissertation
  • Philosophical Perspectives.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Department of Philosophy