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Welcome

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate study in philosophy at Essex offers a unique combination of analytic Anglo-American and European continental philosophical traditions.

Philosophy at Essex is internationally recognised for its unique combination of Anglo-American and European continental philosophy.

We have strong expertise in critical theory, phenomenology and classical German philosophy, and are committed to fostering a variety of philosophical approaches, as well as to developing links with other disciplines.

Why Philosophy at Essex?

  • 96 per cent student satisfaction (NSS 2014)
  • Top ten in The Guardian University Guide 2010, 2011 and 2013
  • Top ten for philosophy research departments in the UK and a leading centre for continental philosophy
  • Study abroad and work placement opportunities while your study

Postgraduate study

Postgraduate study

We are internationally recognised as a leading centre of postgraduate study in philosophy, both at Masters and PhD level.

PhD study

Postgraduate research study

By undertaking PhD study at Essex, you will become a member of an exciting and active research community, and benefit from the expert supervision of our internationally recognised staff.

Essex Autonomy Project

Essex Autonomy Project

The Essex Autonomy Project aims to clarify the idea of self-determination as a guide for policy makers and frontline professionals dealing with the complexities of vulnerable individuals and their capacity to make decisions for themselves.