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Full time & Part time See Course MPhil 2-3 years full time, 4-6 years part time
Philosophy (28)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme at UWE Bristol. As an MPhil student, you will delve into independent research, crafting a thesis under the guidance of a dedicated supervision team. Over two to three years full-time or four to six years part-time, you will hone your research skills and contribute to the knowledge in your field. The programme culminates in an oral examination where you defend your research findings. With a focus on developing a systematic understanding of your field, the MPhil equips you with the ability to conceptualise, design, and implement projects at the forefront of your discipline. Gain 60 taught module credits to enhance your expertise and professional skills, all included in the tuition fee. Benefit from researcher development workshops and state-of-the-art facilities to support your academic and career growth. Take the next step in your academic career with the MPhil programme at UWE Bristol.

About the course

As an MPhil student, you'll undertake independent research culminating in the production of a thesis. Typically, you will have developed your own research proposal or will be applying for a studentship with a pre-approved project aim.

An MPhil typically takes two to three years of full-time study, or four to six years of part-time study.

Guiding you throughout your MPhil study and successive milestones will be your supervision team, led by a Director of Studies.

Why do a research degree?

The award of a Master of Philosophy requires you to demonstrate that you:

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Where is University of the West of England, Bristol


Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is available to UWE Bristol alumni and provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on full-time and part-time postgraduate courses.

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