Leading researchers and enthusiastic teachers

High levels of student satisfaction with teaching

"a fantastic intellectual environment" (PhD student)


"The Department is very friendly - you really get to know your tutors." 

Dynamic student-run Philosophy Society

(c) Ian Martindale (www.ianmartindale.co.uk)

"The teaching staff are brilliant" (MA student)

(c) Ian Martindale (www.ianmartindale.co.uk)

96% of Department's work judged to be of 'international quality' (2014)


Masters Fee Discount for York Graduates

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

York Graduate Loyalty Discount

Roger Woolhouse Prize

Posted on Friday 20 May 2016

Congratulations to Luke Townend!

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‌‌"Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at York. We bring together original research and stimulating teaching in a friendly, informal setting and have recently moved into a new building with excellent facilities. With 96% of the Department's work judged to be of 'international' quality and extremely high levels of student satisfaction, I look forward to welcoming you to our Department, whether you're a student, member of staff or a visitor.

Browse our site to find out more about what we have to offer."

Professor Greg Currie
Head of Department