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  Philosophy (MA/MRes/PGDip/PGCert)

Birkbeck, University of London    School of Historical Studies

Full time & Part time October, January MA, PGDip, PGCert, MRes 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time 31 January 2024

About the course

MA Philosophy: Our MA offers you postgraduate teaching in central aspects of Western philosophy in the broadly analytic tradition. The curriculum is research-led, with specialist modules taught by leading figures in their fields, and with a consistent focus on the fostering of intellectual curiosity and the development of independent thinking. This uniquely flexible course allows you to follow your own philosophical interests and provides a sound platform for those wishing to proceed to more advanced research work in philosophy.

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Entry Requirements

MA, PG Dip, PG Cert: At least a second-class honours degree (2:2), or equivalent, not necessarily in philosophy.

MRes: At least a high upper second-class honours degree (2:1) in philosophy or equivalent, or an MA in philosophy at Merit level or above, and a sample of written work prior to interview, in addition to a research proposal of up to 1000 words.

Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

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