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Philosophy and Psychology 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-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

On this course you will be encouraged to make links between philosophy and psychology. 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 artwork, discussing important scientific and technological developments, debating controversial ethical issues, and looking at how texts written 300 years ago can be relevant to political situations todayYou'll 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), before specialising in areas that suit your own interestsPsychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. Topics we cover include how babies learn, the way in which people's mental skills change as they grow older, various personalities and how social group dynamics work. You will also study different psychological disorders.In addition to exploring these aspects of human nature, you will learn how to think critically and to solve problems. We will teach you to analyse data, write clearly and effectively, and be a confident communicator of science. You will learn how to plan, implement and analyse your own research project.

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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    37th out of 51 7

    64th out of 117 27

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    162 74%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    42.0 42%

    47th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    32nd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    129 60%

    53rd

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57.0 57%

    82nd

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    37

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