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Philosophy: Science and the Natural World MA

University of Exeter

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • You’ll engage with cutting-edge research on topics such as the role of experiments in the creation of scientific knowledge and the ethical and social implications of Big Data and Open Science
  • Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
  • We will train you in a range of philosophical research methods preparing you to carry out your own independent research within philosophy of science and related fields
  • Our wide range of optional modules give you the freedom to explore fields such as science and technology studies, philosophy of mind and cognition, data science, and contemporary ethics
  • Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study

Careers
Employer-valued skills

In addition to the specialist knowledge you will gain during your programme, you will also develop transferrable skills valued by employers such as:

Researching, analysing and assessing sources of information
Written and verbal communication skills
Managing and interpreting information
Developing ideas and arguments

Career support

The College's Employability Officer works with our central?Career Zone?team to give you access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training, as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 52 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    175 83%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    25th

    4

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