Entry requirements

A good second class degree, or equivalent, in any subject. Relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of standard qualifications. Students not meeting the standard entry qualifications may be asked to write a 3,000 word essay to demonstrate their academic abilities.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The PgCert provides you with an opportunity to study at postgraduate level even if you are not initially considering pursuing an entire MA programme. The course can be taken as a stand-alone qualification, where you can focus on a particular area, or you can progress onto the relevant MA programme.

This programme aims to provide you with a secure knowledge of the major theories, concepts and issues relating to Philosophy in a variety of intellectual traditions and historical and contemporary contexts. You will gain a systematic understanding of a range of debates and discussions raised by past and present approaches to the philosophical reflection. In addition, the PgCert will equip you with the necessary skills appropriate to evaluating, analysing and interpreting both academic and practitioner approaches to Philosophy.

Modules:

  • What is Philosophy?

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2417 per year
International students
£5167 per year

Please visit our website for further information on funding: www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
pprpg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1524 594262
Fax
+44 (0) 1524 594238