Philosophy (MA (Phil))

The Open University the United Kingdom

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The award
MA (Phil)

How long you will study
2 years

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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
February, April, October

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About Philosophy at The Open University

Studying this MA in Philosophy will hone your ability to think clearly and logically, and develop your writing, research and analytical skills. You'll study texts from different periods and philosophical perspectives, including works by Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, Michel Foucault and Hannah Arendt; and you'll investigate contemporary debates on environmental aesthetics, consciousness, global justice, emotion, and morality in politics. Finally, you'll undertake a substantial piece of independent research, writing a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

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  • The awardMA (Phil)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
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Costs are paid per unit not per qualification.

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