Research course

Philosophy (by research)

University of York · Department of Philosophy
MA by research

Entry requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to the programmes are an upper second or first class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in any subject.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

Applications are invited from candidates wishing to work in all the major areas of interest in the Department.

Members of the Department have research interests in:

  • Ancient Philosophy;
  • Early Modern Philosophy (Descartes to Kant);
  • Post-Kantian Philosophy;
  • History of Analytic Philosophy;
  • Aesthetics;
  • Philosophy of Language and Logic;
  • Philosophy of Mind and Psychology;
  • Philosophy of Religion;
  • Metaphysics and Epistemology;
  • Ethical Theory;
  • and Applied Ethics.

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 323251