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History 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

Studying history and philosophy together gives you a wide range of modules to choose from.We teach social, cultural, and political history from the early modern period through to the contemporary period, focusing in particular on the British Isles, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and India.You'll use primary sources from the start, analysing various kinds of historical evidence, including written and oral materials, maps, visual images, feature films, art, and music. You'll consider how the use of sources and media representation inform our reconstructions of the past.Philosophy explores our existence using critical thinking and argument. If you find yourself thinking about life's big issues, philosophy could be for you.We specialise in continental (European) philosophy and teach key texts from the European tradition. You will look at how it 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 300 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 by drawing on a range of philosophy modules taught by lecturers engaging in interdisciplinary research.

Application deadline

15 January

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.
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A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 93 17

    39th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    174 83%

    7th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    30th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    155 73%

    16th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    42 42%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    21st

    11

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