University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


This degree gives you access to the very wide range of philosophical topics. You will attend a main seminar every week and study six philosophical areas.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant field. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5) in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

This programme consists of a number of one-semester taught modules, the two main seminar modules and a two-semester research skills module (which includes such transferable skills as logic/reasoning and presentation of papers), and a supervised dissertation over the summer. Students take two elective modules in the first semester and one in the second semester, or vice versa.

Assessment methods

Assessment for this programme is mostly by semester essay. Candidates are required to submit 1 essay per seminar series and for each module, and 15,000-word dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

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