This diploma is for graduates in any subject who would like to acquire a strong understanding of philosophy. Bristol ranks as one of the top ten philosophy departments in the UK in the Philosophical Gourmet Report and QS University Rankings. Our staff have diverse research interests and expertise across a wide range of philosophical areas (see our research pages). The PG Diploma in Philosophy aims to develop your interest in and knowledge and understanding of central areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, moral philosophy, and other areas of value theory. You will acquire a critical awareness and sophisticated understanding of the central philosophical issues in these fields and a sophisticated ability to critically evaluate and assess those positions. You will also study more specialised topics via optional units. You will join our flourishing research culture and be encouraged to get involved in the regular research seminars, workshops and reading groups on a wide range of philosophical issues. There is also a weekly postgraduate seminar offering a supportive environment. Conversion to an MA within the period of registration for the diploma can be considered if you consistently achieve high marks in the programme.
How to apply
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students and accepts a wide range of qualifications for postgraduate study. If you study or have studied at a university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualifications, scholarships and education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries
An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in any subject. Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10080||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£10080||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/fees-funding/awards/alumni-discount/
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