Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) In Philosophy or a related subject from a recognised university.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This degree captures the distinctive approach to philosophy at Exeter, taking an interdisciplinary perspective on some of the biggest questions facing mankind.

Topics covered include:

  • the philosophical, social and ethical dilemmas posed by science and technology;
  • the nature of the human mind and its relationship to culture;
  • how can we better understand the way that societies function.

You will also explore a range of different philosophical methods such as conceptual analysis, phenomenology, naturalism, and historical and sociological approaches, and learn to apply these methods in your own research.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,300 (full-time) £4,150 (part-time)
International students
£17,700 (full-time)

The Funding website has information on all available options for funding open to prospective students of taught Masters programmes. You can also use the searchable database of all Scholarships and Bursaries to find funding for which you are eligible.

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2019.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Taught Postgraduate Admissions
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192