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
- Philosophy (MA)
- Analytic Theology (MA)
- Applied Ethics and Governance of Data Privacy (MA)
- Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (MA)
- Political and Legal Philosophy (MA)
Or, choose another course.
Our research degrees
We also offer the following research degrees:
- MA in Philosophy by Research
- 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.
Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.
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