Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least an upper second in their first degree (preferably in Philosophy).

Months of entry


Course content

1+3 Doctoral Programme in the Philosophy of Mind run in association with the Consciousness and Self-Consciousness Research Centre.

This doctoral programme provides a framework for in-depth study of central issues in the philosophy of mind and language, metaphysics and epistemology, with special emphasis on how these problems intersect with questions about the nature of consciousness and self-consciousness. The programme consists in one taught first year (equivalent to the MA in Philosophy of Mind) followed by three research years leading to a PhD.

Information for international students

UK degree or equivalent plus certificate of language proficiency and degree transcripts.

Fees and funding

AHRB, plus special departmental scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Debbi Deely
024 7652 4380/3421
024 7652 3019