The Department of Philosophy has an impressive record of attracting excellent students, from all over the world, to its PhD programme and its MPhil in Philosophy which commenced in autumn 2016.
MPhil in Philosophy
This one-year full time course provides the foundation for advanced research in philosophy. The curriculum is designed to enable students to understand what is distinctive about philosophical methodology, to critically engage with contemporary debates in the core systematic areas of philosophy and to combine modern historical scholarship with a rigorous contemporary philosophical approach.
PhD in Philosophy
The Philosophy Department offers an internationally renowned integrated PhD programme in conjunction with the School of Philosophy in University College Dublin (UCD). The programme combines a choice from a set of intensive courses in most areas of philosophy with a traditional emphasis on conducting original research. Our research students play an active role in shaping the research life of the Department, in particular, by organising a large number of workshops, reading and study groups.