Taught course

Philosophy

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in philosophy or a relevant subject. For further information, please see our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Combining a thorough grounding in philosophy at postgraduate level with an exceptional range of options, the MA Philosophy offers a unique opportunity for advanced work in the subject.


Students can follow a pathway in aesthetics or 19th-century German philosophy, or choose a pick-and-mix approach to their studies.

Modules: Classic texts in philosophy (CT) 1 (mind, epistemology and metaphysics) and 2 (ethics and value); research skills 1 and 2; dissertation; plus specialised modules from: art and emotion; artificial intelligence; Frege; Heidegger; Kierkegaard; medieval philosophy; Nietzsche; philosophy and biography; philosophy of language; philosophy of music; philosophy of religion; Schopenhauer; Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on art; the nature of art; the nature of reasons; the theory of action; topics in contemporary aesthetics; topics in moral and political philosophy; topics in the history of aesthetics; Wittgenstein.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
L.Walters@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 6809