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English and Philosophy MA (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Combining your English and philosophy studies gives you a very wide range of modules to choose from.You can study the history of English literature from the medieval period right up to the present day.You have the option of studying anything from Shakespeare to science fiction, Romantic poetry to contemporary poetry, creative writing to visual culture, or Victorian novels to Hollywood films.We start by covering topics such as how to analyse a poem and how to read a novel as a literary critic, moving on to historical surveys of literature. We then explore in more detail many of the periods, movements and topics previously covered.Philosophy explores our existence using critical thinking and argument. We specialise in continental (European) philosophy and teach key texts from the European tradition.We help you look at how philosophy is important to real-world concerns and contemporary issues by:exploring films and artworkdiscussing important scientific and technological developmentsdebating controversial ethical issueslooking at how texts written three hundred years ago can be relevant to political situations todayAt Levels 1 and 2 you will receive a grounding in ancient and modern philosophy and be introduced to fundamental ideas concerning ethics, epistemology (the nature of knowledge), and metaphysics (the nature of reality). You then specialise in Levels 3 and 4 in areas that suit your own interests.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,150per year

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

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    29th out of 106 15

    39th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

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    171 83%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    59 59%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

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    4.26 85%

    23rd

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    155 73%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    42 42%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

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    4.09 82%

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