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Open University MA in Philosophy
Open University

MA in Philosophy

Online United Kingdom

2 Years


Full time

05 Sep 2024

Oct 2024

GBP 7,635 *

Distance Learning

* total cost


Studying this MA in Philosophy will hone your ability to think clearly and logically, and develop your writing, research and analytical skills. you will study texts from different periods and philosophical perspectives, including works by Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, Michel Foucault and Hannah Arendt; and you will investigate contemporary debates on environmental aesthetics, consciousness, global justice, emotion, and morality in politics. Finally, you will undertake a substantial piece of independent research, writing a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Key features

  • Combines an in-depth study of philosophical texts and debates with a broad and diverse range of topics
  • Examines texts by philosophers working at different times and from different perspectives
  • Explores a variety of contemporary philosophical debates
  • Develops valuable transferable skills that are highly prized in the workplace, including communication, problem-solving and self-management
  • Provides excellent preparation for further study or research at the doctoral level.

How long it takes

You will be able to complete this master's qualification within two years by studying one module each year.

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