Taught course

Epistemology, Ethics and Mind (Online Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Philosophy, Psychology and Languages Science
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in philosophy.

We will also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in politics, classics or cognitive science, if you have taken courses in philosophy at undergraduate level.

We may consider your application if you have a background in another related area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative online programme allows you to take advantage of Edinburgh’s remarkable range of expertise in the core philosophical areas of epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind and cognitive science.

Thanks to our state-of-the-art e-learning software and extensive digital resources, you can gain a world-class graduate qualification without the expense of relocating. You will also benefit from the flexible structure of the programme, which will allow you to balance your studies with work and family commitments and to develop your own specialised interest under the expert guidance of our distinguished academics.

This programme is designed to offer you a thorough grounding in contemporary philosophical research, particularly in those core areas of philosophy where Edinburgh has particular strengths: epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind and cognitive science.

The programme is affiliated with the Eidyn Research Centre and draws on its cutting-edge research in core areas of philosophy.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12-72 months
part time
24-72 months
full time
12 months
online
12-72 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
distance learning
9-48 months
online
9-48 months
part time
24-48 months

PGCert

distance learning
12-24 months
online
12-24 months
part time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
PPLS Postgraduate Office
Email
pplspg@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 5002