University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Global Ethics

Within the Department of Philosophy, we offer promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research and explore the leading ethical issues of our time in a dynamic and reflective way. Our research interests cover a wide variety of topics; including ethics and global public health; ethics, war and terror; poverty and financial exclusion; and ethics of borders and immigration.

Entry requirements

If you are applying for a PhD then you will usually also need to hold a good Master's qualification.

Course modules

The PhD requires you to undertake independent research (under the expert supervision of an academic member of staff) that leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words on a subject of your choice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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