Research course

Political Philosophy including Just War Theory

Institution
Open University · Department of Philosophy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) - Masters (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Philosophy discipline welcomes applications for graduate work in political philosophy; in particular, just war theory. The department is currently host to the Heritage in War Project; a three year, AHRC-funded project run jointly with the Stockholm Centre for Ethics in War and Peace. Successful applicants would have the chance to contribute to this project, which includes partners from all over the world.

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 and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
15 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Disicpline Convener
Email
FASS-Philosophy-PG-Admissions@open.ac.uk