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Philosophy of Mind & Psychology MSc

Philosophy of Mind & Psychology MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Philosophy Of Mind Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This interdisciplinary programme is ideal for students interested in studying the mind from a philosophical and psychological perspective. Our affiliation with the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience and our research strengths make this programme especially attractive to students interested in issues relating to perception.


  • Courses reflect up-to-date research, drawing upon staff expertise in philosophy and psychology of mind and perception.
  • Students will participate in the ongoing PPN (Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience) seminar series, including special sessions where guest speakers meet with students in this program to discuss specific research projects.
  • You will participate in ongoing research activities in Philosophy, Psychology, and The Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience - a world-class perceptual research centre.


This programme provides students with rigorous and personalised training in problem solving, writing, presentation and research. These invaluable skills can be applied in a wide range of careers, including journalism, teaching, the Civil Service, local government, business, publishing, law, and the arts. It also provides students with an exceptional foundation for doctoral level research.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This course aims to: Develop skills in listening comprehension in philosophy; Develop skills in planning and organizing independent research; Develop skills relating to employability.
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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