Taught course

Philosophy

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in Philosophy or a relevant subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Philosophy at Southampton is internationally renowned for its research in areas such as Aesthetics, Normativity and the History of Philosophy. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework Philosophy at Southampton achieved the 7th highest score in the UK for its published work, so you will be joining a very high-calibre team.

The MA in Philosophy is a flexible programme that can be tailored to your own interests, while providing you with a solid grounding in some of the central areas of philosophy. Whether you are simply intending to build on your undergraduate studies or planning to pursue advanced research, this programme has been designed to meet your needs.

This programme will enable you to acquire a thorough training in research skills alongside the detailed study of the central works of philosophy. You will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of options covering particular areas and particular philosophers. You can select your own pathway or adopt a pick-and-mix approach to your studies.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall, with minimum of 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

Please see the

funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgapply.fh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062