The MRes degree is a research programme with some provision for taught modules. It is aimed at those who wish to move beyond undergraduate work and to engage in research in depth for a postgraduate thesis, but who also wish to take modules that help develop research and related skills. The MRes is a self-standing research programme; however many students treat it as preparatory for the PhD.

You will be taught by a vibrant community of philosophers, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics on which expert supervision is available. Topics include: ethics, metaethics and global ethics; epistemology and metaphysics; philosophy of mind and cognitive science; philosophy of language; philosophy of religion; and the philosophy of health and happiness. You will also be assigned a supervisor, an academic advisor and a mentor to support you in your studies, and will be strongly encouraged to participate in the weekly Postgraduate Seminar and the regular meetings of PhilSoc and the Staff Seminar.

MRes, MRes Award
September Start
Part-time, Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Students need to have a good honours degree, or an equivalent; any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

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