University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Philosophy

This general course explores key ideas in philosophy. You'll develop your philosophical knowledge and understanding to a higher level. Our MA is designed to prepare students who wish to continue to a PhD as many do. We also welcome anyone who just wants to learn more about philosophy, even if your first degree is in another subject.

Course modules

Core modules: dissertation. Other modules include: research seminars in: political philosophy; history of philosophy; morals and other values; mind and language; metaphysics and epistemology; cognitive studies; and a range of lecture-based modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through an essay for each module and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

If you qualify, you may be able to get financial support through the University's studentships and fee waivers, and the AHRC Block Grant Partnership.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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