Philosophy at the University of Reading

'Really interesting course with dedicated lecturers ... the range of modules available is excellent ... small classes, allowing for good debates, and ease when discussing topics with lecturers ... friendly staff [and] interesting subjects ... lecturers are inclusive and approachable ... very good library resources ... the lecturers are passionate about philosophy.'

We are a thriving department in the the School of Humanities at the University of Reading.

At the undergraduate level, we offer two single-honours degree courses: BA Philosophy, and BA Ethics, Value and Philosophy. We also offer several joint-degree courses.

We offer an intensive and respected Master's degree programme, an MRes in Philosophy. In one year (full-time) or two years (part-time), you will develop your philosophical skills and knowledge beyond the undergraduate level. MRes students write several extended essays and a dissertation.

We also offer specialised research training degrees (MPhil and PhD).

You can use the menu on the left to find out about our staff, and their research and teaching. Here are some quick links to our most visited pages:

About the Department: Our staff; Staff publications; Research Centres and Projects;

Undergraduate Study: Our undergraduate courses; Entry requirements;

Postgraduate Study: Graduate placement record; How to Apply;

Teachers and advisors: Would you like one of our PhD students to give a talk at your school?

 

 

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Philosophy Contacts

Subject Officers

Fax: +44 (0)118 378 6440

School of Humanities

Head of School

Prof Phillip Stratton-Lake

School Managers

  • Mrs Nina Aitken
  • Mrs Astrid House

Postgraduate Administrator

Amanda Harvey
+44 (0)118 378 7331
a.h.harvey@reading.ac.uk

Undergraduate Admissions

Debbie King
+44 (0)118 378 8148
deborah.king@reading.ac.uk

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