The Department of Philosophy brings together stimulating teaching and original research in an informal, friendly setting. Engage with key issues at the centre of contemporary debates across a broad range of topics.
If your home degree does not include philosophy, or includes it but only as a minor component, please choose Year 1 modules only.
Undergraduate English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements.
You should hold an undergraduate degree in Philosophy or related subject.
Postgraduate English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.
Choosing your modules
Please see the list of modules below. This list is indicative of the type of module which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules are available to exchange and visiting students. Module choice and registration will take place during the first supervisory meeting. Learning agreements (if applicable) cannot be signed until this meeting.
Some postgraduate modules are taught jointly with 3rd year undergraduate students. However, you will be assessed at a postgraduate level.
You can study in our department for the following periods:-
- Full academic year
- Autumn Term only
- Autumn/Spring (combined)
- Spring Term only
Examination and assessment
Assessment is mainly by closed exam and/or essay during the Common Examination Periods in January and the Summer Term.