Entry requirements

You’ll need a first-class or 2:1 honours degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This general course explores key ideas in philosophy. You’ll develop your philosophical knowledge and understanding to a higher level.

Our MA is designed to prepare students who wish to continue to a PhD, as many do. We also welcome anyone who just wants to learn more about philosophy, even if your first degree is in another subject.

Teaching
You’ll learn through lectures, seminars and tutorials. You’ll write a long essay for each module and a dissertation. If you’re going on to a PhD you may choose to write a PhD proposal.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

If you qualify, you may be able to get financial support through the University's studentships and fee waivers, and the AHRC Block Grant Partnership.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
phi-pgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0587