Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Philosophical Studies

Supervision is normally available in the following areas: continental philosophy and the history of European ideas: post-Kantian thought in general, including Hegel and German idealism, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, phenomenology, hermeneutics, psychoanalysis, Bataille, Frankfurt School, the Situationists, poststructuralism (including Deleuze, Foucault and Derrida); aesthetics: philosophy and the arts (particularly the philosophy of music, philosophy and contemporary art); philosophy and literature (particular Blanchot); ethics: including applied ethics; social and political philosophy; philosophy and religion.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a humanities or social science subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Philosophical Studies
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7302