Postgraduate Study in Philosophy at Southampton
Philosophy at Southampton University invites applications for its M.Phil/Ph.D programme, its MA in Aesthetics and its MA in Philosophy.
Information about MA and M.Phil/Ph.D scholarships on offer for the forthcoming academic year can be found at
Details of the MA programmes can be found at
Details of the M.Phil/Ph.D programme can be found at
Although members of staff at Southampton work in a wide variety of areas, there is considerable overlap in their research interests, the principal foci of our research being
- Nineteenth Century German-speaking Philosophy (including Nietzsche and Schopenhauer)
- Philosophy of action and practical reason
- Philosophy of language and mind
In the 2009 edition of the Philosophical Gourmet Report, we are ranked =1st in the UK for our research in Nineteenth Century Continental Philosophy. For our research in the Philosophy of Art, we are ranked =1st in the UK.
Southampton philosophers also pursue research in ancient philosophy, ethics, philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and on Collingwood, Heidegger, Kierkegaard and Russell.