Open University in Ireland


Course Name Philosophy
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code F30
Course Type Postgraduate
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Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA (Phil) (Open)
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Duration 2 years.

How long it takes
You will be able to complete this masters qualification within two years by studying one module each year.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry requirements
You must hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent), in philosophy or a related subject. If you've got a degree conferred without honours, or that does not contain at least 20% philosophy related subjects, or with relevant experien...


Expand+On completion
On successful completion of the required modules you can be awarded the Master of Arts in Philosophy, entitling you to use the letters MA (Phil) (Open) after your name. You will have the opportunity of being presented at a degree cerem...

Course Content

Expand+MA in Philosophy
Studying this MA in Philosophy will hone your ability to think clearly and logically, and develop your writing, research and analytical skills. You'll study texts from different periods and philosophical perspectives, including work...

Subjects Taught

To gain the 180 credits you require for this qualification, you must study the modules in the order shown below and pass part 1 before progressing to part 2:
Compulsory modules
• MA Philosophy part 1 (A853) 60
Next start: 01 Oct 2022 ...

Number of Credits 180
Careers or Further Progression

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This qualification will provide you with a respected qualification and valuable transferable skills such as critical thinking, research skills, time management, and problem-solving that are in demand in many areas of business, gover...

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