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MA in Philosophy by Research

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Students on the MA in Philosophy by Research follow an approved programme of research supervised by a member of academic staff and informed by a Thesis Advisory Panel. Alongside this academic support, students are supported by a programme of training in research methods and transferable skills. Students are assessed solely on the basis of their research, which must include original work, by at least two individually appointed examiners, one of whom will be external to the University.

The programmes are assessed solely on the student's thesis. The requirements for the lengths of the theses are as follows: minimum 20,000 words to maximum 30,000 words.

As part of their course of study, research students engage in a programme of training in transferable skills and research management. This training is delivered by both the Department and the University.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,750per year

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University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 52 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    144 68%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    1

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