Philosophy of Science MSc
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Key Course Facts
With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research, this programme explores both general questions about the nature of science and specific foundation issues related to the individual sciences. It is primarily designed to be accessible and stimulating for two main audiences: those who have studied science as undergraduates and would now like to study the philosophical foundations and methodology of science in depth, and those who have studied philosophy and would now like to delve deeper into the philosophy of science.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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A 2.1 Honours degree or 1st Class degree (or overseas equivalent) with a considered interest in the areas covered. Most students will have a science background or one in philosophy. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).
Tuition Fees Philosophy of Science MSc
|England UK||£15216||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£15216||year 1|
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The London School of Economics and Political Science
London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Philosophy MRes||University of Reading||-||-||-||£7735||£16450||-||Reading||On campus Part-time|
|English Literature/Religion, Philosophy and Ethics BA/BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||90%||5%||10%||£9250||£14500||101||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|European Philosophy with French MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||86%||0%||20%||£9250||£19500||166||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Childhood & Youth and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||0%||5%||£9250||£11400||111||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Philosophy and Politics MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||64%||0%||5%||£9250||£23100||154||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Economics and Philosophy (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)||University of Southampton||79%||5%||0%||£9250||£19300||137||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Philosophy & Ethics and Sociology BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||69%||0%||9%||£9250||£11400||105||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Philosophy with Business Management BA (Hons)||University of Essex||69%||0%||9%||£9250||£16850||105||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Philosophy/Politics (Equal) BA (Hons)||The University of York||55%||2%||0%||£9250||£19600||155||York||On campus Full-time|
|French and Philosophy BA (Hons)||University College London||76%||0%||5%||£9250||£23300||162||London||On campus Full-time|