A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a humanities or social science subject.
Months of entry
Philosophy is about critically thinking through the assumptions of the age. Our Philosophy MLitt is delivered by staff with strong research profiles in modern European philosophy and an interest in interdisciplinary research and collaboration. We have a thriving research culture, with postgraduates working in philosophy or with colleagues in other disciplines.
Continental philosophy and the history of European ideas (Vico; post-Kantian thought (including Hegel and German idealism); Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Psychoanalysis; Bataille; Frankfurt School; the Situationists; Poststructuralism (including Deleuze, Foucault and Derrida); Posthumanism; Postmodernism (including Vattimo)), Aesthetics (philosophy and the arts; philosophy of music; philosophy and contemporary art; philosophy and literature (particularly Blanchot)), Ethics (theopractical, applied and social ethics), Social and political philosophy, philosophy and religion.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 3 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
MLitt by research
Course contact details
- Julie Coomber, Philosophical Studies Secretary, Philosophical Studies
- +44 (0) 191 208 7302