This innovative online programme allows you to take advantage of Edinburgh’s remarkable range of expertise in the core philosophical areas of epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind and cognitive science.
Thanks to the university's state-of-the-art e-learning software and extensive digital resources, you can gain a world-class graduate qualification without the expense of relocating. You will also benefit from the flexible structure of the programme, which will allow you to balance your studies with work and family commitments and to develop your own specialised interest under the expert guidance of our distinguished academics.
This programme is designed to offer you a thorough grounding in contemporary philosophical research, particularly in those core areas of philosophy where Edinburgh has particular strengths: epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of mind and cognitive science.
You can exit at the end of 1 - 2 years with PgCert Epistemology, Ethics and Mind.
You can exit at the end of 2 - 4 years with PgDip Epistemology, Ethics and Mind.
A UK 2:1 degree or its international equivalent, in philosophy. A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in politics, classics or cognitive science will also be considered, if you have taken courses in philosophy at undergraduate level.
Distance and Flexible learning
2 - 6 years
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences