University of York
This course is intended to provide an opportunity for students with no background in philosophy to do advanced work in the subject and to obtain an Honours level qualification in it; the first part of the programme aims to provide students with a knowledge of important topics in philosophy and also an opportunity to develop essential skills to engage critically with those topics; the second part of the programme aims to give students experience in applying research skills to a well-defined problem under the guidance of an expert in the area.
Applicants will normally be expected to have an upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a 1st degree in any subject.
Module includes: Students take 4 to 5 taught modules from: Reason and argument A; reason and argument B; introduction to ancient philosophy. Core Module includes: The postgraduate research skills seminar; the projects. Students may choose their modules from a list of no fewer than 3 modules per term. This list will be published in advance of the beginning of the programme of study.
In the third term, full-time candidates undertake a 5,000 word project on a topic chosen in consultation with their supervisor for submission at the end of the term. Part-time candidates prepare a 2,000 word project during the summer term of the first year for submission at the end of term and a 3,000 word project during the summer term of the second year for submission at the end of term.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||£ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||£ 11,760 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time||£ 2,490 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time||£ 5,880 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|