University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Philosophy

The course requires 3 years of research and a full doctoral dissertation of typically 60,000-80,000 words.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree in philosophy or equivalent. Applicants with a Master's degree equivalent to the St Andrews/Stirling Philosophy Graduate Programme MLitt can apply for direct entry to the PhD. Overseas applicants whose 1st language is not English must, in addition, provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (e.g. satisfactory British Council IELTS or TOEFL score).

Course modules

Supervision available in: Moral philosophy; analytical philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology, and the philosophies of logic); language, mathematics, and mind.

Assessment methods

PhD: Full doctoral dissertation, usually 60-80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

AHRC; entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; some scholarships and bursaries are available from School of Philosophical and Anthropological and Film Studies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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