Students studying the MA in Philosophy choose from a range of specialised subject modules taught by research active academics, creating a particular pathway through the MA. The modules offered highlight the areas of particular strength at Nottingham — metaphysics, mind and knowledge, philosophy of language, ethics, aesthetics.
The MA is supplemented by a core 'Research Methods' module, designed to help students make the transition to postgraduate studies. Each student finishes their MA with a dissertation on a topic of their own choosing.
The course affords students who have studied philosophy at undergraduate level an opportunity to pursue the subject in greater depth. It prepares students who seek entry to a PhD programme, and accords therefore with the Arts and Humanities Research
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