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Philosophy, MPhil/PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Lincoln, United Kingdom
Research students of Philosophy at University of Lincoln will be able to access support and training to develop the practical and critical skills necessary for investigation and study at doctoral level. 
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Overview

 Direction will be available from a supervisory team and students have the opportunity to benefit from the School’s research expertise in areas including post-Kantian European philosophy, the philosophy of religion, the history and philosophy of biology, moral philosophy, and aesthetics.

Regular research seminars of  Philosophy at University of Lincoln aim to provide a stimulating environment in which to discuss and debate theoretical concepts with fellow students, scholars, and visiting academics. Strong links exist with the Schools of Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology, and an interdisciplinary research culture facilitates collaboration with colleagues across a wide range of topics.

Career and Personal Development

A doctoral qualification can be the capstone of academic achievement and often marks the beginning of a career in academia or research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 4 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 6 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas covered within the School include:

  • History and philosophy of science and religion
  • Metaphysics
  • Nietzsche
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of evil

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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General Requirements

  • A relevant Master's degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Part-Time

  • Home/EU: £2,204/year
  • International: £7,050/year

Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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