Research course

Philosophy and Literature

University of Warwick · Department of Philosophy
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Normally, candidates will have an MA in Philosophy and/or one of the Classical or Modern Literatures. Other candidates will be considered if suitable. Some prior study of Philosophy will need to be demonstrated. A sample of written work is generally required.

Months of entry


Course content

Since 1969, Warwick has pioneered interdisciplinary research and teaching in Philosophy and Literature. The Centre for Research in Philosophy and Literature was established in 1985 and promotes a wide variety of interdisciplinary research activities, including a regular programme of lectures, conferences and international visitors.

Department specialisms

Philosophy and Literature; Post-Kantian German Philosophy; 20th Century French Philosophy and Literature, Aesthetics. The English, French and German Departments contribute supervisory expertise alongside that of the Philosophy Department, and specialists in other Departments can be called on if required.

Fees and funding

AHRC, Warwick Postgraduate Research Fellowships, ORS.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36 months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Mrs H Jones
024 7652 4380
024 7652 3019