Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Further information regarding academic entry requirements: firstname.lastname@example.org
Months of entry
This degree will enable you, if you don’t already have a degree in analytic philosophy, to gain in-depth knowledge of the core areas of the subject and to acquire the key research skills for pursuing and developing your own philosophical interests.
- The study of philosophy at Glasgow builds on a prestigious history that includes the achievements of great thinkers such as Francis Hutcheson, Adam Smith and Thomas Reid.
- Today, we continue their tradition of free enquiry and intellectual innovation through our teaching and research, including the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience and the Forum for Philosophy and Religion.
- There is a host of regular research seminars, workshops, conferences and reading groups on a wide variety of philosophical topics that you will also be able to attend.
- There are many opportunities to participate in our flourishing philosophical community. There is a weekly postgraduate seminar and an annual reading party where you will present papers and receive personalized feedback from staff and fellow students.
- You will receive tuition and close support from our welcoming and supportive staff, enabling you to draw upon their internationally recognised expertise in the subject.
The programme has three components:
1. Introduction to Analytic Philosophy (40 credits)
2. Four optional courses drawn from the following range of subjects (20 credits each):
- moral philosophy
- political philosophy
- philosophy of language
- philosophy of logic and mathematics
- origins of analytic philosophy
- philosophy of religion
- philosophy of Scottish enlightenment.
3. a dissertation guided by individual support from an expert supervisor (60 credits).
Information for international students
IELTS: overall score 6.5; no sub-test less than 6.5. ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 22 with Speaking no less than 23 CAE: 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176. CPE: 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176. PTE Academic: 64; minimum 62 in writing
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Professor Michael Brady