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Metaphysics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 8 Metaphysics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embark on a journey of intellectual exploration and delve into the depths of reality with a PhD in Metaphysics. This advanced degree in Philosophy offers a unique opportunity to study the fundamental nature of existence, reality, and the nature of being itself.

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

Studying a PhD in Metaphysics is a truly mind-expanding experience. You will engage in deep philosophical inquiry, exploring questions about the nature of reality, the existence of abstract entities, and the relationship between mind and body. Through rigorous research and critical analysis, you will contribute to the ongoing discourse in this fascinating field.

As a PhD student in Metaphysics, you will have the freedom to shape your research project according to your interests and passions. You will work closely with experienced supervisors who will guide and support you throughout your journey. You will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars, conferences, and workshops, where you can exchange ideas with fellow researchers and scholars.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Metaphysics

To pursue a PhD in Metaphysics, 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. Additionally, a Master's degree in Philosophy can be advantageous, but it is not always a strict requirement.

PhD in Metaphysics funding options

Funding for PhDs in Metaphysics 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 Metaphysics careers

A PhD in Metaphysics opens up a range of exciting career paths. Many graduates go on to become university professors, sharing their knowledge and passion for philosophy with the next generation of thinkers. Others find employment in research institutions, think tanks, or government agencies, where their analytical and critical thinking skills are highly valued.

Furthermore, the skills developed during a PhD in Metaphysics, such as logical reasoning, critical analysis, and clear communication, are highly transferable and sought after in various industries. Graduates often find success in fields such as law, journalism, publishing, and consulting.

Embarking on a PhD in Metaphysics is not just an academic pursuit; it is a transformative journey that challenges your understanding of reality and equips you with invaluable skills for a wide range of career opportunities. So, if you have a passion for deep philosophical inquiry and a desire to unravel the mysteries of existence, a PhD in Metaphysics may be the perfect path for you.

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Perspectives on reality as processes and event - from Heidegger to non-duality and beyond

What if our reality was fundamentally dynamic and interrelated - a process? Current developments in both science and technology provide abundant data and arguments for such a dynamic reconceptualization of reality. 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

Architecture and pataphysics, the science of imaginary solutions

We are principally interested, in the present call for PhD applications, in the ongoing mutations of the practice of architecture as one of world-building, emphasising relations between architectural imaginaries and literary, media and scientific practices. 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

Truth and Being Laid Bare: The Use of Nudity in Philosophy

In this project, we want to investigate the notions of ‘naked’ or ‘nude’ in relation to the fields of epistemology, ontology, political philosophy, philosophy of law or aesthetics, or some combination of these fields. Read more

Intertemporal Processes in Neurocognitive Development

Join a programme of work that aims to build conceptual and empirical bridges between the physiological, psychological, and cultural influences on human adolescent development. Read more
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