Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University


NTU has a modern philosophy department which concentrates on contemporary aspects of Philosophy. This course enables you to gain an in depth knowledge of the historical and applied scope of philosophy. Students study a broad number of issues and themes in contemporary philosophy and receive a complete grounding in the central intellectual traditions which underpin 20th and 21st century philosophy. Our Philosophy course equips you with the requisite skills in critical thinking and reflection, while familiarising you with the most current debates in contemporary philosophy. This course is one of a few courses in the UK which offers an advanced research MA, which concentrates on numerous European philosophers and philosophical methodologies. The course will explore the work of philosophers such as Deleuze, Heidegger and Husserl. You'll focus on the latest thinking which will allow you to apply a philosophical mind-set to tackle real issues happening in the world today.

Entry requirements

MA (Res): A good UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in a relevant subject; applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

See a full list of modules available on our website.

Assessment methods

Various formative and summative assessment methods are employed, ranging from essays and presentations to portfolios based on group projects, student-led conferences and of course the dissertation itself.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus NG11 8NS East Midlands

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