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Philosophy, Religion and History of Science


Expertise of research area
aesthetics; epistemology; ethics; metaethics; metaphysics; philosophical logic; philosophy of art; political philosophy; religion and society; theological ethics; theology

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Studying for your PhD or MA by Research (MAR) in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science allows you to become an expert in your specialist area, by undertaking an original research project and gaining high-level research skills.

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<p>We offer a wide range of specialisms, including;</p> <ul> <li> <p>Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art</p> </li> <li> <p>Applied Ethics</p> </li> <li> <p>Epistemology</p> </li> <li> <p>Ethics and Metaethics</p> </li> <li> <p>History of Science, Technology and Medicine</p> </li> <li> <p>Metaphysics</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophical Logic</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophy of Language</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophy of Mind and Action</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophy of Physics</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophy of Religion</p> </li> <li> <p>Philosophy of Science</p> </li> <li> <p>Political Philosophy</p> </li> <li> <p>Religion and Cultural Heritage</p> </li> <li> <p>Religion and Gender</p> </li> <li> <p>Religion and Global Development</p> </li> <li> <p>Religion and Public Life</p> </li> <li> <p>Religion and Social Sciences</p> </li> <li> <p>Theological Ethics</p> </li> </ul> <p>Each specialism in the school has its own <a href="">research areas</a>, which have successful and thriving research communities.</p> <p><a href=";query=&amp;isSupervisor=true&amp;staffTypes%5B%5D=all&amp;staffTypes%5B%5D=academic&amp;staffTypes%5B%5D=professional&amp;staffTypes%5B%5D=visiting&amp;staffTypes%5B%5D=honorary&amp;categoryIDs%5B%5D=97">Search for a supervisor</a>.</p> <h2>PhD by Distance Learning</h2> <p>It is possible to study for a PhD by Distance Learning,for further information contact&nbsp;<a href="">Dr Pammi Sinha</a>, Head of the Graduate School.</p>

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<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made <a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly the research area you are interested in.</p> <p>Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures<br /> The minimum English language requirements for Schools in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is an IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component.</p> <p><em>As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Across all Faculties we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+ and people with disabilities. Applicants will always be selected based on merit and ability.</em></p>

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<p>For further information please contact the School of Philosophy, Reloigion and History of Science.<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p>

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