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

MA Philosophy / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2018

How to apply

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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.

Advice to applicants

Writing Sample - ALL applications should be accompanied by a writing sample, which demonstrates that the candidate has the analytical capacities and writing skills required to undertake masters level research in Philosophy.  You may submit a normal-length essay that you have written for a philosophy module as your writing sample

Points Based System (PBS)  International applicants who will require a visa to study in the UK can obtain  up-to-date information  on the latest student visa advice and guidelines.

How your application is considered

Applications are initially assessed by the Admissions Team and referred to the Admissions Tutor when required.