Research course

Philosophy

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Philosophy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

If you are applying for a PhD then you will usually need to hold a good Masters qualification in Philosophy or in a relevant subject. Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

If you are applying for distance learning research programmes, you will also be required to demonstrate that you have the time, commitment, facilities and experience to study by distance learning.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We offer promising candidates the opportunity to study in a department that is strongly committed to delivering the highest quality of philosophical research. You can study in traditional PhD format, or through our PhD by Papers option.

Our expert supervision spans across a wide range of areas, including: Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Logic; Philosophy of Mathematics; Moral Philosophy (theoretical and practical); Metaphysics and Epistemology; and Philosophy of Religion.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

distance learning
36-72 months
part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Maja Spener
Email
m.spener@bham.ac.uk