We are also home to EIDYN, a philosophical research centre that hosts multiple international conferences, workshops and visiting scholars every year.
Training and support during the Philosophy programme at The University of Edinburgh
You will meet regularly with your supervisors, who will advise you on the steps to take towards producing your thesis.
All doctoral students are encouraged to participate in a weekly postgraduate work-in-progress research seminar, and to take advantage of regular professional development and research training seminars.
Most PhD and MPhil students will gain undergraduate teaching experience, for which you will be given training and mentoring.
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Our research and teaching spans most areas of philosophy, but we have particular expertise in the following research areas:
- History of Philosophy
- Logic and Language
- Mind and Cognition
- Philosophy of Science
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Round 1: 23 November
- Round 2: 15 March
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics General Studies & Classics Linguistics View 31 other Masters in General Studies & Classics in United Kingdom
- A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in philosophy.
Your application will also be considered if you have a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in another subject and a postgraduate masters level degree in philosophy.
- Your academic achievements will be assessed by a panel of academics along with the research proposal submitted as part of your application.
International21150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21150 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
PhD part-time fees
- Overseas: £10,575
- Home: £2,250
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