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Postgraduate Philosophy

Let's consider fundamental questions together.

Find a course

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.

Meet us

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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