Philosophy Masters Degrees
PPR offers a range of opportunities for graduate study in philosophy.
The MA programmes in PPR combine advanced level taught courses, self-directed supervised study, and a substantial dissertation. They are usually taken full-time over one year, but may also be taken on a part-time basis over two years. The MA is a widely recognised qualification in its own right, providing advanced training beyond first degree level, and also prepares students for the more intensive research of the PhD programme.
PPR offers postgraduate study in philosophy via a range of taught masters degree programmes. You can study philosophy on its own or in combination with other subjects, including Politics, Religious Studies, and Management. Our taught masters programmes allow students both to develop their philosophical knowledge and expertise, and to develop a range of employment-relevant skills. They also provide a solid grounding for further postgraduate research in philosophy at doctoral level. The programmes start in October and (for full-time students) run to the end of September in the following year. Students take a combination of core and elective modules and write a dissertation supervised by a member of staff with appropriate expertise.