Our flagship taught MSc programme
Why study Philosophy at Edinburgh?
- We're ranked in the UK's top 10 universities and in the world's top 20 universities for philosophy (QS World University Rankings by subject 2019)
- Philosophy research at Edinburgh ranks 2nd in Scotland and 7th in the UK in the THE ranking by subject of the REF 2014
- An opportunity to follow a broad programme in philosophy or focus on one of our key areas of specialisation
We are now accepting applications for entry in 2020.
Join us to find out more about postgraduate study from the people who know it best: our staff and students.
This programme provides the ideal foundation for future research, such as in our PhD programme
Programme structure and assessment
This programme comprises two semesters of taught compulsory and optional courses, followed by a dissertation
You will have the opportunity to attend regular meetings to discuss research, books and papers
Learning outcomes and careers
This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths
When to apply
Find out about deadlines
Help with your application
When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme
Fees and funding
Find out about fees and funding opportunities
Programme teaching staff
Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme