Research course

History of Philosophy, including Modern European

Open University · Department of Philosophy

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a 2:1 and also an MA (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

The Philosophy discipline welcomes applications for graduate work in the history of philosophy; in particular, ancient philosophy, 19th- and 20th-century German philosophy, late-19th- and 20th-century French philosophy, and the history of philosophy of science. Research and research students are at the heart of the discipline. In joining us, you would join a lively and friendly graduate community. The discipline hosts papers by visiting speakers throughout the year, and an annual graduate conference at which students give papers on their work in progress.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
      part time
      72 months
      • MPhil
        part time
        24 months
          full time
          15 months

          Course contact details

          Discipline Convener

          +44 (0)1908 654472