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Postgraduate Philosophy

Let's consider fundamental questions together.

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Stimulating teaching informed by original research, courses with a wide choice of options, and a campus close to a vibrant city make York a great place to study philosophy.

We have research excellence in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, political philosophy, ethics and aesthetics as well as mental health, artificial intelligence and analytic theology.

Our taught Masters courses

Or, choose another course.

Our research degrees

We also offer the following research degrees:

  • MA in Philosophy by Research
  • MPhil
  • PhD
  • PhD by Distance Learning


Why study Philosophy at York

1st in the Russell Group

for studying Philosophy - National Student Survey 2022

2nd in the UK

for research in the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021)

York Philosophy Society

Join a warm and welcoming student-run society.

Masters Taster Day

13 March 2024, 1pm to 5pm GMT

Get a taste of why so many people love living and learning at the University of York. Join us on 13 March to:

  • check out our campus
  • meet your academic department
  • speak to our student services teams
  • hear postgraduate presentations.

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