University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


Students work on a wide range of projects; the programme involves a variety of seminars, workshops and conferences, informal reading groups, and other activities.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree in philosophy, with Distinction (or equivalent).

Course modules

Research areas include: aesthetics; ancient philosophy; epistemology; ethics; feminism; German idealism; history of modern philosophy; metaphysics; philosophy of language and logic; philosophy of mathematics; philosophy of mind; philosophy of psychology; philosophy of science; political philosophy; pragmatism.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Department of Philosophy
Telephone number: 
0114 222 0571