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What will I learn?

Overview

  • You’ll engage with cutting-edge research on topics such as economic growth, food, medicine, animal rights, slavery and the Holocaust as well as Wittgensteinian approaches to ethics and the social world
  • Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
  • We will train you in a range of philosophical research methods preparing you to carry out your own independent research
  • Tailor the programme to your academic interests or career ambitions with a range of optional modules from across the fields of sociology and anthropology as well as philosophy
  • Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study

Careers
Employer-valued skills

In addition to the specialist knowledge you will gain during your programme, you will also develop transferrable skills valued by employers such as:

Researching, analysing and assessing sources of information
Written and verbal communication skills
Managing and interpreting information
Developing ideas and arguments

Career support

The College's Employability Officer works with our central?Career Zone?team to give you access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training, as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.

Which department am I in?

Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,400.00 (US$ 26,692) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Streatham Campus

Northcote House,

Queen's Drive,

Exeter,

Devon,

EX4 4QJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold a relevant Bachelors degree with a grade equivalent to a UK Upper Second-class honours (2:1). We consider applications on a case-by-case basis, but typically we equate a GPA of 3.2 or above in a US first degree as comparable to a UK Upper Second-class.

For international students

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application. IELTS: Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section. TOEFL: Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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