Philosophy (by Research) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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Course summary

Immerse yourself in an advanced intellectual journey with Nottingham Trent University's MA Philosophy by research. Delve deeper into the ultimate questions of human life as you expand your global perspective and challenge preconceived notions. Our distinguished faculty, experienced in teaching students from all over Asia, Europe, and beyond, will expertly guide you in honing your research skills and equipping you for real-world professional challenges at a postgraduate level. We wholeheartedly welcome both British and international students to join our multicultural academic community as we explore the complexities of philosophical thought together and contribute to the growing global conversation.


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Assessment method

Various formative and summative assessment methods are employed, ranging from essays and presentations to portfolios based on group projects, student-led conferences and of course the dissertation itself.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in a relevant subject; ou will also need to write a 300-word outline of your proposed research area; applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8600 Year 1
Scotland £8600 Year 1
Wales £8600 Year 1
EU £17500 Year 1
International £17500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Philosophy (by Research) at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS