A one year full-time or two-years part-time course, the programme offers postgraduate teaching in ethics and social philosophy and emphasises the enhancement of skills relevant to advanced philosophical research. The MA is assessed by four essays of 4000 words each and a dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words.
Research Methods and Training, a Core Course, three Optional Courses, and a Dissertation (most courses are available on a two-year cycle).
-Ethics and Applied Ethics
-Social Theory: the Frankfurt School
-Adorno and Analytical Philosophy
-Perspectives in the History of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
-Rousseau's Social and Political Philosophy
-Philosophy of Feminism
-Philosophy of Law
-Nietzsche: The Will to Power
-Suitable either as preparation for further research in ethics and social philosophy or as a stand-alone postgraduate qualification.
-Teaching is by seminars and discussion.
-Extensive library holdings of books, journals and electronic sources.
-Regular research seminars with visiting speakers, and additional postgraduate research seminars.