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Ethics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 9 Ethics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Ethics is a fascinating and intellectually stimulating journey. It offers the opportunity to delve deep into the fundamental questions of morality, values, and ethical decision-making.

What's it like to study a PhD in Ethics?

Studying a PhD in Ethics allows you to explore the complex and thought-provoking theories and concepts that underpin ethical frameworks. You will engage in rigorous research, critical analysis, and philosophical debates to develop a deep understanding of ethical theories and their practical applications.

During your PhD, you will have the chance to contribute to the existing body of knowledge in the field of Ethics. This may involve conducting original research, writing scholarly articles, and presenting your findings at conferences. You will also have the opportunity to engage with other scholars and experts in the field, fostering intellectual growth and expanding your network.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Ethics

To pursue a PhD in Ethics, you will typically need a strong academic background in Philosophy or a related discipline. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree, although some may consider applicants with a 2.2 and relevant research experience. A Master's degree in Philosophy or a related field is often preferred but not always mandatory.

PhD in Ethics funding options

Funding for PhDs in Ethics may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Ethics careers

A PhD in Ethics opens up a wide range of career paths. Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers, becoming professors or researchers in Philosophy departments. Others find opportunities in fields such as law, public policy, healthcare ethics, and non-profit organizations. The critical thinking, analytical skills, and ethical reasoning developed during a PhD in Ethics are highly valued in various professional settings.

In academia, you can contribute to the ongoing discourse on ethical issues, publish influential papers, and shape the next generation of thinkers. In the public sector, you can work on policy development, ethical consulting, or advocacy for social justice. The skills acquired during your PhD will equip you to tackle complex ethical dilemmas and make a positive impact on society.

Embarking on a PhD in Ethics is not only a personal and intellectual journey but also a chance to contribute to the ongoing conversation about what is right and just. It is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of ethical theories and their practical implications, while also opening doors to a variety of fulfilling and impactful career paths.

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Jazz and improvised music

PROJECT DESCRIPTION. We invite proposals for doctoral research in the fields of jazz and improvised music. We employ jazz in its broadest understanding and improvisation as central to, but not the sole preserve of, its practice. Read more

Theology & Religious Studies PhD

At King's you will find a broad range of overlapping areas of research. Students can pursue traditional areas of study through. Read more

Research degrees in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

Studying for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or MA by Research (MAR) or a means that you’ll become a key member of our academic research community — experiencing a supportive and challenging research environment enabling you to pursue your interests and achieve your potential. . Read more

Philosophy - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Philosophy PhD (On-Campus or by Distance Learning). Global Ethics PhD (On-Campus or by Distance Learning). We offer promising candidates the opportunity to study in a department that is strongly committed to delivering the highest quality of philosophical research. Read more

Developing a forensic DNA legislative framework and policy for Africa (Ref: SF22/HLS/APP/AMANKWAA)

The use of forensic DNA and national DNA databases (NDNAD) has gained popularity in criminal investigations globally [1]. While the technology has been embraced in Europe and other high-income countries, its use and regulation are still at an infant stage in Africa [2]. Read more

Brad-ATTAIN Initiative

Bradford Pathways to Academia/Research for Minoritised Ethnicities. Improving access and participation for Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups in PGR study within the HEI sector. Read more

The Ethics of Communicating Scientific Risk

Scientific research is intimately bound up with risk. For one thing, scientific findings often reveal significant societal risks, such as risks of catastrophic climate change or dangerous disease outbreaks. Read more
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