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Course summary

Our philosophy programme is a distance-learning course designed for those with a broad interest in core areas of philosophy. Why choose this course?

  • The programme is based upon an established pool of expertise in related concerns and covers a range of projects undertaken over a number of years
  • Staff are research active and regularly attend academic conferences.
  • Study cutting edge areas of academic interest
  • The staff expertise represents a considerable bank of knowledge and skills that will underpin this programme and will ensure the student experience is a high quality educational experience.


Part I (PG Cert, PG Dip & MA) • Applied Ethics (30 credits; optional) • Buddhist Philosophy – Mahayana and Zen Approaches (30 credits; optional) • Chinese Conceptions of the Self (30 credits; optional) • Environmental Philosophy (30 credits; optional) • Interfaith Encounters: Religious Interaction in a Complex World (30 credits; optional) • Islam Today (30 credits; optional) • Knowledge, Reason and Reality (30 credits; compulsory) • Mind and Body: Descartes and Wittgenstein (30 credits; optional) • Moral Philosophy (30 credits; optional) • Religious Experience Today (30 credits; optional) • The Self: East and West (30 credits; optional). Part II (MA) • MA Dissertation (Philosophy) (60 credits; compulsory).

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) in a cognate discipline or an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification or significant and relevant professional experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7800 Whole course
England £7800 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7800 Whole course
Scotland £7800 Whole course
Wales £7800 Whole course
Channel Islands £7800 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Philosophy at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS