Postgraduate Studies in Philosophy - Feature Box 2

Philosophy (MLitt)

This course seeks to overcome the idea that philosophy is split between two cultures (one belonging to the world of science, the other, the world of the arts and humanities) by exploring both of these strands. The first half of the course examines new materialisms and realisms, whilst the second half examines the role of the imagination.

Feature Box for PG Philosophy & Literature

Philosophy and Literature (MLitt)

This degree offers specialist interdisciplinary study within Philosophy and English Studies.  It brings together modules addressing the interrelations between literary practice and philosophical perspectives.

Feature Box for PG Course - MFA

Art & Humanities (MFA)

Philosophy contributes to this highly interdisciplinary course, combining studio art and masters level modules in the humanities.  Embracing all forms of Fine Art practice - traditional and contemporary - and celebrating the inherent diversity in each year's participants.  

All of our postgraduate courses offer students the opportunity of advanced philosophical study which may serve as the grounding for PhD research.  This will entail a broadening of students' intellectual horizons, a deepening of their critical responses, and the development of their skills of research, reflection and presentation.

Philosophy Research Degrees

We provide expert supervision in a wide range of areas if you are considering studying for a PhD.  Our staff are all very active in research, producing work of internationally recognised quality.  A full-time PhD degree lasts three years (part-time five years) and involves detailed study of a topic leading to a thesis of 80-100,000 words.  Our students benefit from our School being a member of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) who support world-leading doctoral training in the arts and humanities across Scotland.  More ...


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  • what you will study
  • entry requirements
  • English Language requirements
  • tuition fees and funding opportunities
  • how to apply

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