"The task is not so much to see what no one yet has seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everyone sees" – Schopenhauer, 1818.
Our respected MRes Philosophy offers a fascinating and focused insight into your chosen area of study. Whether you're looking to further your studies or pave the way for a change of career, our philosophy master's course will provide you with valuable skills and the knowledge to succeed.
"Studying philosophy changed my whole mindset, and made me question beliefs and attitudes that I had never thought to question before. As a mature student, I found that Reading suited me very well. The course was flexible enough to fit around my commitments, and there was a great community at all levels of study. The academics were also very approachable, and they have fully supported me throughout my time at Reading and beyond.”
intellectually stimulating study
At Reading, we offer expert supervision across a broad range of philosophical interests. Benefit from a flexible structure that enables you to pursue your passions, in our diverse and welcoming learning environment.
enhance your career prospects
Further your skills, knowledge and experience to progress on your career path. Find out how your master's degree in philosophy can open doors to a wide range of career opportunities.
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