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MScGlobal Ethics

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

This flexible programme offers a range of modules in the field of ethics, in addition to the opportunity to participate in a research seminar or undertake a placement with an NGO or the equivalent. The programme is designed to accommodate those wishing to study part-time around other commitments. It is equally suitable for recent graduates or post-experience students, for those wishing to go on to further research in one or more of the topics, or for those with a personal interest in the field of global ethics.

Programme structure

You will study six modules, three of which are core Global Ethics modules (see Modules tab for descriptions):

Global Ethics I
Global Ethics II
Research Skills and Methods
Your remaining three modules are optional, and can be chosen from within the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. Modules available include:

Bioethics
Global Ethics Placement
God, Freedom and the Meaning of Life
Research Seminar
Human Rights
Philosophy of Health and Happiness
Value of Life
You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation; the dissertation may be entirely literature-based, or may be based on a placement project.

Career opportunities

Over the past five years, over 93% of Philosophy postgraduates were in work and/or further study six months after graduation.

Due to the transferable nature of their skills, Philosophy postgraduates traditionally enter a wide range of employment areas, from the Civil Service to finance.

Employers that graduates have gone on to work for include:
Afrikids (child rights organisation);
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust; Muslim Scout Fellowship;
Rights and Humanity;
University of Birmingham;
and University of Edinburgh.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States