Philosophy

Help with your application

When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme

Students join this programme from a wide range of backgrounds, including but not limited to philosophy, psychology, linguistics, and cognitive science. The main features we look for in applicants are an interest in the topic and a strong academic record.

Personal statements

When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme. This should include a short description of a philosophical question you would like to pursue during your time as an MSc student here, and an explanation of why you find it philosophically interesting.

The online application form will ask you to enter this directly into the online system however you do have the option to attach your personal statement as a further relevant document in the Upload Docs section.

Your personal statement should not exceed 500 words.