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Full time | Manchester Campus | 1 year | OCT-21

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1 year

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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

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Course Summary


Our academics play a major role in national and international philosophy research. We are involved with the British Society for Phenomenology, the British Society for the History of Philosophy, the Society for European Philosophy, and the Values-based Theory Network. As a postgraduate researcher, you will play an active role in the intellectual life of the University. You are encouraged to participate in our Human Sciences Seminar Series, which is a well-established programme of seminars that facilitates discussions of philosophy from cross-disciplinary and cross-continental perspectives.


This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress. Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills.


Our intellectually rigorous research degrees will equip you with the necessary skills to pursue academic research in Philosophy or related disciplines. You will also gain higher-level skills in research, critical argument, project management, and communications, that equip you to enter managerial positions in a range of sectors.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK/ international students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You should, as a minimum, have a first or 2.1 honours degree or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at Manchester Met. In total, the University offers more than 250 postgraduate taught programmes and dozens of postgraduate research areas. The campus is perfectly placed for you to enjoy Manchester, a city world-renowned...more