MA in Philosophy

Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree

The total service fee for this program:

€ 499

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€ 99

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ABOUT

Study the areas of philosophy that matter to you with this highly flexible course. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of philosophy, with the freedom to explore the areas that most interest and inspire you.
 

Course description

This general course explores key ideas in philosophy. You’ll develop your philosophical knowledge and understanding to a higher level. We offer an extensive range of optional modules, allowing you to focus your studies towards a particular specialism or to explore the breadth of this hugely varied subject.

Our MA is designed to prepare students who wish to continue to a PhD, as many do. We also welcome anyone who just wants to learn more about philosophy, even if your first degree is in another subject. 

Modules

A selection of modules are available each year – some examples are below. There may be changes before you start your course.

 

Core modules:

 

Dissertation

 

 

 

Research modules:

 

Cognitive Studies Seminar
Political Philosophy Research Seminar
Mind and Language Seminar
Moral and Other Values Research Seminar
Metaphysics and Epistemology Seminar

 

 

 

Taught modules:

 

Phenomenology
Philosophical Problems I
Philosophical Problems II
Global Justice
Philosophy of Psychology
Plato’s Symposium
Philosophy of Law
Pain, Pleasure, and Emotions
Free Will & Religion
The Radical Demand in Logstrup’s Ethics
Moral Theory and Moral Psychology
Advanced Political Philosophy
Ancient Chinese Philosophy
Language, Speakers and the World
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Topics in Social Philosophy
Utopia, Reform and Democracy
Feminist & Queer Studies in Religion, Global Perspectives

 

 

 

Students without a substantial background in Philosophy (for example, those whose first degrees are in another subject) may be advised to take one or two modules based on the undergraduate philosophy modules:

 

Reference and Truth
Formal Logic
Feminism
Ethics: Theoretical and Practical
Topics in Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Ethics
Philosophy of the Arts
Metaphysics
Religion and the Good Life

 

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it’s up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we’ll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption. We are no longer offering unrestricted module choice. If your course included unrestricted modules, your department will provide a list of modules from their own and other subject areas that you can choose from.

 

Duration

  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Teaching

You’ll learn through small-group discussions in research seminars and tutorials which accompany the lecture-led modules. These discussions give you the opportunity to explore module reading materials as well as your own philosophical interests.

Assessment

For the philosophy modules, you’re assessed by a long essay assignment. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your ideas and draft your work with detailed feedback from your module convenor.

On the dissertation module, you’ll develop a longer piece of philosophical work, with detailed feedback from your dissertation supervisor.

 

Entry requirements

You’ll need a first-class or a 2.1 honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent grade from overseas.

 

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

 

Pathway programme for international students

If you’re an international student who does not meet the entry requirements for this course, you have the opportunity to apply for a pre-masters programme in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Sheffield International College. This course is designed to develop your English language and academic skills. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at the University of Sheffield.

 

 

Fees and funding

  • Home (2022 annual fee) : £9,300
  • Overseas (2022 annual fee) : £20,400

The fee listed is for the advertised mode of study. If you’re studying for an alternative qualification or via a different mode of study (eg full-time, part-time) then the fee could be different. Due to inflation, the fee for Home students could also increase after your first year of study.

 

key dates

September start

 

Monday 29 August 2022

Last date to request a deferral to September 2023 entry. You can request a deferral via your online application. We’re not able to consider deferral requests for applications to courses using our staged admissions process.

Friday 9 September 2022 (17:00 British Summer Time)

Applications close for September 2022 entry

Monday 17 October 2022

Last date to register for most courses 

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Expenses (GBP)

Tuition (per year)

20400

GBP

Application Fee

0

GBP

Program expenses

Study Care Insurance Plus: 32 /monthly
Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): 260 /once
Deposit: 1000 /once

University & General Expenses

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Level of Education
Min GPA (max=100)

80

IELTS
7.00
TOEFL iBT
95.00
PTE
67.00

accommodation

The international undergraduate and postgraduate students at this university can use different types of accommodation options and live in a safe and vibrant environment to focus entirely on their studies and get the best result, also the students can use the cafes and bars gyms, and other living facilities, on the other hand, they can have an accommodation tour and Sheffield city tour to become familiar with their living environment and make the most suitable decision, as we said, this university offers various accommodation options with different fees like £6,782.58 to £10,210.62 for a rental place in the city for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and they can choose to have a private or shared room.

After Graduation

The international students can work up to 20 hours in part-time jobs in the UK, however, they must refer to their visa to see whether they have study and work permits or not, we recommend you to focus only on your education to get the best results and be able to find the most suitable jobs in the UK or the global market right after graduation, on the other hand, if the international applicants need extra financial help to pay for their tuition fee, living, and study expenses, they can find part-time jobs under some conditions, also if the students find related jobs to their educational fields (with the help of the university), they will obtain more real experience and skills aside from the theoretical knowledge that they acquire during their study period.

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MA in Philosophy

psychology, philosophy, therapy

Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree

The University of Sheffield

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