University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)
The MRes in Philosophy is a distance-learning programme and is divided into a 60 credit taught part and a Dissertation of 120 credits amounting to up to 30,000 words in total. It is designed for those with a broad interest in core areas of philosophical concern, such as mind and body, moral philosophy, philosophy of religion, and the history of philosophy. By focusing on such areas of Philosophy the MRes in Philosophy services the needs of graduates who wish to build upon their first degree in Philosophy or a cognate discipline, e.g. as preparation for a research degree.
The programme also meets the needs of teachers of A-level Philosophy, in that its modules overlap core parts of the A-level Philosophy curriculum, such as Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, and History of Philosophy (covered in the module The Philosophy of Philosophy).
However the MRes Philosophy is sufficiently broad in extent to be also suitable for anyone who is looking to broaden their acquaintance with, and understanding of, philosophy as it is practiced in the English speaking world today.
Candidates will be able to choose 3 modules from a range of modules covering a variety of different themes and specialist areas. The modules are built around the research specialisms of our academic staff all of whom are research active and regularly publish their thoughts and ideas.
Students will take a dissertation of 25,000-30000 words valued at 120 credits
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Distance learning||October 2017||-||2 years|
|MRes||Distance learning||October 2017||-||4 years|
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