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MA in Philosophy

This MA is will enable you to study Philosophy at an advanced level, offering an extensive range of optional modules that give you the flexibility and the freedom to explore your own philosophical interests.

We also provide a core Research Methods module, enabling you to develop the analytic and dialectical skills needed to carry out research in Philosophy. This fosters in-depth reflection on philosophical methods, conducted through fortnightly meetings in term-time.

After completing the MA, you may choose to apply to one of our PhD programmes. The degree also gives you an excellent grounding for further academic work in other areas and a wide range of careers. Recent employment destinations for our postgraduates include Philosophy lectureships, policy research and careers in politics, law, finance, media, teaching and journalism.

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Full time: 1 year
Part time: 2 years

Entry Requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Philosophy or with a significant philosophical component; a strong personal statement; a writing sample of 2500 words

English Language: IELTS band B

Location of Study: University of Warwick

Course fees

Full time:
Home/EU: £8,170 per year
Overseas: £18,380 per year

Part time: (Part time fees are charged over first 2 years of study)
Home/EU: £4,085 per year
Overseas: £9,190 per year

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