Masters in Philosophy

Philosophy study field aims to look into the human problems related to existence, knowledge, minds, values and other general and fundamental issues. These problems are considered based on rational argumentation using systematic approaches. Philosophy strives to acquire knowledge by rational means about the issues that are difficult for empirical investigations. This study field has three main sub-fields: natural philosophy, moral philosophy and metaphysical philosophy. Philosophy has many other branches including epistemology, logic, metaphysics, axiology (value theory), moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, and philosophy of language, philosophy of law, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of science.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

History of Art (with a Term in Rome) History of Art (with a Term in Rome)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 7,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,900 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in History of Art (with a Term in Rome) provides a structured introduction to postgraduate study of the history and philosophy of art. It includes a term in Rome where we run the MA with the American University of Rome (who provide accommodation and facilities). A range of themes and approaches are considered in this MA with a particular focus on medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art in Italy. The first term is taught in Canterbury.

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Philosophy Philosophy
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 6,500 per year
  • International £ 15,160 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Philosophy provides a grounding for advanced work in philosophy. It is designed to cater both for those with an interest in doing an MA for its own sake and for those intending to go on to pursue a PhD.

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Modern European Philosophy Modern European Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 4,700 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,100 per year
  • 12 months

The Modern European Philosophy MA is widely recognised as one of the most significant and innovative courses in its field, and is now one of the most successful philosophy masters programmes in the country. The MA is based on a focused study of the fundamental texts of the modern European philosophical tradition. It provides an ideal preparation for doctoral research in philosophy or related fields in the humanities and social sciences. It also prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in education, the arts, politics and public policy.

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Curriculum & Instruction Foundations Curriculum & Instruction Foundations
  • Dec 2015
  • National $ 1,471 per trimester
  • International $ 1,471 per trimester
  • Not specified

Curriculum & Instruction Foundations program is intended for educators who wish to critically examine current educational curriculum theory, research, and practice. We recognize that teachers new to Canada require a particular kind of orientation to the philosophies and practices of education in our local schools. In addition, they need sustained opportunities to explore our public school culture. A goal of the Professional Qualification Program will be to assist in the adjustment and acculturation of these teachers to the BC school culture.

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Foundation Programme in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation Programme in Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Jan 2016
  • Mar 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 3,950 per trimester
  • Non-EEA £ 3,950 per trimester
  • 9 months

The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.

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Classical Studies Classical Studies
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • Not specified

This MA is designed to help you acquire and develop research skills that will enhance your knowledge of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and prepare you for independent study culminating in a dissertation. It investigates Classical Studies as a multidisciplinary field and brings you into direct contact with texts, artefacts and other surviving evidence from classical antiquity.

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Humanities (Philosophy) Pre-Masters Humanities (Philosophy) Pre-Masters
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 12,050 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,050 per year
  • 12 months

Students are able to negotiate their own paths of study through a full range of mixed-level modules and specialist seminars that reflect the research interests of members of staff.

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Philosophy and Humanities Philosophy and Humanities
  • Dec 2015
  • National $ 5,948 per semester
  • International $ 12,464 per semester
  • Not specified

The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M provides two distinct graduate degree programs. Our PhD program serves students who are committed to both philosophical and interdisciplinary scholarship, while our MA program provides a traditional course of study in Philosophy, designed to prepare students to enter PhD programs in Philosophy. Funding is available for students in both tracks.

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Philosophy Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 8,520 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,040 per year
  • 12 months

Geared both to philosophy graduates, to consolidate and expand their philosophical grounding; and equally to conversion students, to introduce them to key concepts, arguments, texts and techniques from across the philosophical spectrum, while also bringing them up to a high level in selected specialist areas.

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Politics. Economics. Philosophy Politics. Economics. Philosophy
  • Sep 2015
    Not specified
  • 24 months

Combining three distinct but related fields, this programme is an opportunity for students to master economics and political science while broadening their philosophical outlook and developing their critical thinking and social communication skills. Graduates are well positioned for careers as experts and consultants in strategic decision-making (in government or non-governmental organizations) or to continue their studies at the doctoral level.

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Aesthetics Aesthetics
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 6,500 per year
  • International £ 15,160 per year
  • 12 months

Aesthetics covers the philosophy of art and questions about aesthetic judgement and value. This course gives you the opportunity to study both the history of aesthetics and some of the most recent arguments by contemporary philosophers.

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Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 10,581 per year
  • 24 months

Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society is the premier Master's programme for learning how to critically analyse and assess the impact of scientific and technological developments on society.

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