-The independent Leiter report in philosophy now ranks our department in the top ten in Britain.
-It is a centre of excellence in research and teaching and especially strong in the areas of metaphysics, mind and language, and the arts.
-Most recent RAE rating was 5
-We are home to the major journal, Analysis, and staff members include editors of some of the world’s most renowned Philosophy titles, including Mind; Mind and Language; and Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
-We were awarded an Excellent rating in the most recent Subject Review
You will take three core modules in:
-Research Methods in Philosophy
-Art and the Mind
-Philosophy of Music
You will also be able to take a further optional module choosing from a broad range of philosophical topics - reflecting the research interests of members of the Department - such as:
-The Problem of Universals
Please note that all module details are subject to change.
Finally, you will undertake a dissertation of 10,000-15,000 words on the topic of your choice (subject to the approval of the Head of Department).
This course can be taken on a full-time basis over 1 year (September to September) or part-time over 2 years.
You will take 90 credits in compulsory modules and a further 30-credit module, before completing a 60-credit dissertation in your chosen specialism.