quarta-feira, 7 de março de 2012

FUNDING FOR POSTGRADUATE COURSES IN THE PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT


DURHAM UNIVERSITY
(including history and philosophy of science and medicine degrees)
 

The following funding opportunities are available for postgraduate students beginning degree courses in autumn 2012:

·       1 AHRC Doctoral Award
·       A number of Durham Doctoral Studentships (distributed throughout all departments in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities)
·       A number of MA Scholarships (distributed throughout all departments in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities)
·       For the first time in 2012, the Philosophy Department also offers a newly inaugurated Butler-award of £3,000 p.a. for a period of three years, for outstanding PhD applicants who have no other external source of funding.

Information on the AHRC awards, the Durham Doctoral studentships and the MA Scholarships including guidelines for applying, is available at http://www.dur.ac.uk/arts.humanities/funding_opportunities/

 

For further information on any of the above awards, please contact Jonathon Gilderoy, Postgraduate Secretary, on +44 [0]191 334 6553 or philosophy.pgsec@durham.ac.ukApplicants for a research degree are advised to get in touch with potential supervisors and/or the director of postgraduate research, Prof. Wolfram Hinzen, at wolfram.hinzen@dur.ac.uk, prior to submitting their application.


THE DEPARTMENT

Situated in the centre of a beautiful, historic city, the Department of Philosophy has a thriving postgraduate community, one of the largest in Britain. Our 17 full-time members of staff and 9 research fellows have interests and expertise in an exceptionally broad range of topics, from applied ethics to the philosophy of action, and from Buddhist philosophy to aesthetics. For more information, please see http://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/

THE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

We offer five postgraduate degrees:

·       MA by research (http://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/postgrad/research/)
·       Taught MA in Philosophy (http://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/postgrad/taught/taughtphil/)
·       Taught MA in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine (http://www.dur.ac.uk/hpsm.ma/)
·       Graduate Diploma in Philosophy (http://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/postgrad/taught/diploma/)

POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY

If you would like to visit our Department, do come along to our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 1st February 2012. If you wish to attend this event, or would like more information on it, please contact Jonathon, our Postgraduate Secretary, Department of Philosophy, Durham University, 50 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, UK; +44 [0]191 334 6553;philosophy.pgsec@durham.ac.uk

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