Taught MA in Philosophy at Durham
This one-year MA (two years part-time) provides an ideal academic environment for those who would like to study philosophy at a higher level. It is also excellent preparation for a Ph.D, and many of our MA students go on to further study.
Each year, there is a very broad choice of taught modules to choose from, which are taught via group seminars and one-to-one tutorials. Our staff members have expertise in a very wide range of , so there is also considerable freedom over choice of dissertation topic. In addition to these modules, there are MA student-led work-in-progress seminars.
MA students also benefit from a range of other activities in the department, including the department’s postgraduate philosophy society (), weekly and , and occasional conferences, workshops and .