University of Reading

University of Reading


* An intensive but flexible programme for graduates wanting to develop their studies * Ideal preparation for those wishing to undertake doctoral research * Focus on your own areas of research * Benefit from one-to-one supervision with experts in your chosen field of study * Broaden your philosophical knowledge through classes, seminars, reading groups, lectures and guest speaker events **Philosophy at Reading** The Department of Philosophy offers a stimulating research environment for our graduate students, with distinguished visiting speakers coming to the University of Reading each term. We regularly host major conferences, including an annual conference sponsored by our home journal, Ratio. Being within easy reach of Oxford and London, you can also take advantage of the wealth of philosophy events at these two leading centres of research. Our Department is dynamic, forging links with other departments and universities and devising new ways of improving the education and experience of our students. There is a range of great opportunities for collaboration with staff and other students at regular seminars, reading groups and events organised by the student-run Philosophy Society. We are also well known for our friendly, collaborative atmosphere, in which students and staff get to know one another on an individual basis.

Course modules

* Three individually supervised essays, an oral presentation, and a dissertation * Topics for essays and dissertation can be chosen from _any of the main areas of Philosophy * Weekly seminar where students present their ongoing work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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