MA in Ethics and Social Philosophy
Students are required to take four modules, each consisting of a weekly seminar for ten weeks, then to research and submit a dissertation of up to 15000 words on a topic of their own choosing (but subject to approval by the Board of Studies). Full-time students take two modules per semester, part-time students take one. Modules are to be chosen from this list:
- Social and Political Philosophy
- Agency and Responsibility -
- Epistemology and Ethics of Belief -
- Philosophy of Mind -
- European Philosophy
Each module is assessed by 4000 word essay. In each case, students are provided with feedback on a first draft of 3000 words.
Applicants from the United Kingdom will normally be expected to have a degree in Philosophy, either Single Honours or Joint Honours, at least at 2.1 level. Applicants with degrees in related disciplines may also be considered. Applicants from abroad should have an equivalent qualification or period of study. Additional experience may, in appropriate cases, compensate for a degree result below 2.1. Applications from non-graduates eligible for entry under Cardiff University Regulations will also be considered. Applicants will usually be asked to submit written work to be considered with their application. Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall.
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