Taught course

Philosophy of Science

Institution
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

We will consider applicants with a first or upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent, with a considered interest in the area covered by the MSc. Most students have a science background or one in philosophy.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme is based in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method. It offers the following benefits:

*The Department draws on the traditions set by its founder, Sir Karl Popper, and distinguished followers such as Imre Lakatos.
*The excellence of its research was confirmed in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise: the department was ranked joint third in the UK for the proportion of its work deemed 'world leading'.
*The degree is internationally highly regarded.

This master's programme prepares you for PhD work in philosophy or related disciplines as well as for employment in fields such as science journalism, science administration and science management.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme, AHRB

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
The Student Recruitment Office
Email
stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7955 6613