Our Department of Philosophy is at the forefront of philosophy research. We have strong research links with other universities and world-leading academic staff. We are recognised internationally for our expertise across a wide range of areas including: philosophy of mind, phenomenology, aesthetics, metaphysics, ethics and bioethics, and the history of philosophy.
We offer the following research degree programmes:
We offer you the chance to engage in the creation and interpretation of new philosophical knowledge and understanding through original research, in a supportive environment. Our postgraduates are integrated into all aspects of departmental activities such as research, teaching, seminars and conferences.
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.
Complete an application:
+44 (0)1904 323251
Funding for research degrees
This programme is waiting to confirm funding from a university or external source. This may depend on attracting suitable students and applications are welcome. Please see the programme details for more information.