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MAPhilosophy

University of Birmingham United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

On this programme you will be able to choose from a variety of modules covering key areas in Philosophy. These include: philosophy of mind and cognitive science; ethics, metaethics and global ethics; epistemology and metaphysics; philosophy of language; philosophy of health and happiness; value of life. You will be taught by a vibrant community of philosophers, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics on which expert supervision is available. This programme can also be used as a route into PhD research

Programme structure

You will take a core research skills module and then select five modules from a range of options offered by Philosophy (including the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics) and other departments.

Available modules within Philosophy include:

Bioethics
Epistemology
Global Ethics I
Global Ethics II
God, Freedom and the Meaning of Life
Human Rights
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Health and Happiness
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy and Mental Health
Philosophy of Mind
Research Seminar

You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

Career opportunities

Over the past five years, over 93% of Philosophy postgraduates were in work and/or further study six months after graduation. Due to the transferable nature of their skills, Philosophy postgraduates traditionally enter a wide range of employment areas, from the Civil Service to finance.

Employers that graduates have gone on to work for include:
Afrikids (child rights organisation);
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust;
Muslim Scout Fellowship; Rights and Humanity;
University of Birmingham;
and University of Edinburgh.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.