MSc Ancient Philosophy
This programme will not be running in 2020/2021.
Why study Ancient Philosophy at Edinburgh?
- Philosophy research at Edinburgh ranks 2nd in Scotland and 7th in the UK in the THE ranking by subject of the REF 2014
- Study a range of areas including Pre-Socratics, Plato and Aristotle
- The opportunity to study course texts in the original language, enhancing your knowledge of classical languages
This programme introduces the main fields, topics and research methods in ancient philosophy
Programme structure and assessment
Study two semesters of taught courses followed by a dissertation
Original language texts and reading groups
Learning outcomes and careers
This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths
Help with your application
When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme
Programme teaching staff
Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme