Research course

Ethics, Aesthetics and Political Philosophy

Institution
Open University · Department of Philosophy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

MA (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Philosophy discipline welcomes applications for graduate work on ethics, aesthetics, and political philosophy.

Several members of the Philosophy Department have research interests in this area. Ethics is led by Sophie-Grace Chappell and Alex Barber; Political Philosophy is led by Jon Pike and Sean Cordell; Aesthetics is led by Derek Matravers. Applicants are advised to consult their individual pages to discover their particular research interests.

Please consult the Philosophy discipline website for details of applications for funded PhD places under the Open-Oxford-Cambridge (OCC) Doctoral Training Scheme. We will also consider applications outside this scheme. Details of how to apply can be found on the website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    15 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Disipline Convener
Email
FASS-Philosophy-PG-Admissions@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 659214