Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Philosophy (28)

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Embark on an intellectual journey with our esteemed Philosophy MSc programme. Join our vibrant postgraduate community and delve into the depths of philosophical thinking. This flexible programme offers a comprehensive foundation in analytic philosophy, covering areas such as epistemology, metaphysics, and moral philosophy. Tailor your learning to suit your interests, with optional courses ranging from applied ethics to philosophy of mind. You'll have the opportunity to conduct research in collaboration with renowned academics, culminating in a publication-quality dissertation. With excellent career prospects and a high academic job placement record, this programme is your gateway to a world of philosophical exploration.

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Programme description

Our flagship MSc Philosophy degree programme offers you an excellent opportunity to enhance your learning and join a large, vibrant and supportive postgraduate community.

This programme provides an intensive grounding in philosophy, its methodology and techniques of research. It is the ideal programme to lead on to further research and study in philosophy as part of a PhD programme.

We provide a broad, advanced education in philosophy, covering all the core areas of analytic philosophy:

  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Logic and philosophy of language
  • Moral and political philosophy

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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Where is University of Edinburgh


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