A good masters degree, equivalent to the St Andrews and Stirling (SASP) M.Litt programme.
Months of entry
St Andrews is one of the leading international centres for Philosophy in the UK.
- St Andrews is a large philosophical centre, with fifteen permanent academic staff, as well as additional post-doctoral fellows, visiting professors and graduate tutors.
- There is a wide range of courses on offer at every level.
- Teaching resources are excellent, including a class library located in the Philosophy building.
- There is a rich and varied programme of distinguished visiting scholars and lecturers, as well as a very active undergraduate Philosophy Society that organizes talks, debates, parties and other social events.
- The Philosophy Department have been taking their final-year students to Burn House in Angus on reading parties for many decades, a tradition that continues to the present day.
- In the latest UK-wide assessment of the research of UK universities (REF 2014) the philosophy department was ranked 1st in Scotland and 5th in the UK (by grade point average). 83% of research was assessed as either 4* or 3*.
- The University's Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs and the Arché Philosophy Research Centre draw visiting scholars from many other institutions.
Philosophy of Language; Logic; Philosophy of Mathematics; Ethics; Aesthetics; Value Theory; History of Philosophy; Analytic Philosophy.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) score
Top in Scotland, UK Ranking: 2nd
Information for international students
English Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
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