Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a flexible programme, which builds on its core modules by allowing you to choose from the full range of optional modules offered in the subject area and, where relevant, from across the Department. It is ideal for students preparing for a PhD in Philosophy, or simply seeking to deepen their understanding of the discipline. For a full list of the optional modules available please see our website. Students take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay.

Core Modules

· What is Philosophy? Methods, Aims, Debates

· Theory and Method in Postgraduate Studies

· Dissertation (20,000 words)

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7250 per year
International students
£15,500 per year


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0) 1524 594262
+44 (0) 1524 594238