Your next step

Whether you want to get ahead in your current field or move into a new career, a postgraduate degree from our Department of Philosophy can give you a competitive edge. We bring together engaging teaching and world-class research, with Masters programmes that offer knowledge and skills with real-world applications. Join us and become part of our thriving and dynamic research culture.

The University of York is ranked 16th in the world and in the UK Top 10 for Arts and Humanities subjects (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).

MA Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

Explore how AI is shaping our lives here and now. Investigate complex social, political and ethical questions and develop transferable skills for careers including technology consulting, technology ethics and technology policy advising. We welcome applicants from any disciplinary background.  Find out more.

MA Political and Legal Philosophy

Study contemporary issues in political and legal philosophy. This interdisciplinary Masters draws on expertise across the Department of Philosophy and York Law School. You’ll study philosophical issues at the centre of contemporary political and legal debates. This course is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Law or Politics. Find out more.

MA Analytic Theology

Apply the study of philosophy to theology to investigate contemporary problems. Engage with some of the most complex and historically significant questions that have shaped Western and Middle Eastern civilisation, focusing on Christian, Jewish and Islamic theology. This course is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy or Theology.  A scholarship is available for this programme for 2022 entry. Find out more.

MA Philosophy

Our research-led teaching draws on our diverse expertise to explore key issues at the centre of contemporary debates. Cover a broad range of philosophical issues and have the flexibility to tailor the course to your interests with option modules. You’ll also develop key transferable skills in research and presentation which will equip you for a range of careers. Find out more.

Funding opportunities

Discover your funding options to help with tuition fees and living costs. For the full range of awards offered at the University, see the postgraduate fees and funding page.

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Join us for our Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 9 June 2021. Chat to academic staff and current students to learn more about our courses, accommodation, facilities and funding opportunities. You are also welcome to contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

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Funding Information

Funding applies to:

UK, EU and International applicants.

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