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MA Philosophy
A specialist degree which examines a range of areas of analytical philosophy.

MA Philosophy / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Arts
Duration
12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Philosophy or a degree with a Philosophy component (eg, PPE, Philosophy and Politics).

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Apply online

Useful information;

  • There is NO application fee.
  • International (non UK/EU) are advised to apply by 1 June.
  • UK/EU can apply up until 1 September.
  • We DO NOT require references, but please indicate the names of two referees on your form and we will request them if necessary.
  • Writing sample required.
  • Personal statement NOT required.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MA Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Research-led teaching by experts in a wide range of areas of analytical philosophy
  • Dedicated support in dissertation planning, research and presentation skills, including help preparing for PhD research
  • Seminar-style classes with an emphasis on staff/student interaction

Course Director: Dr David Liggins, email; david.liggins@manchester.ac.uk

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, visit open days and visits

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,000
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
    International students (per annum): £9,000

Scholarships/sponsorships

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Zoe Woodend
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1296
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/philosophy
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