The University Postgraduate Open Day will be taking place on Friday 15th February 2013.
Come along to find out about MA and PhD study in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science.

For more information and to register for the event, see


The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science  at the University of Leeds is pleased to announce numerous funding opportunities in  Philosophy and History & Philosophy of Science (HPS) to suitably qualified candidates for its full-time (FT) or part-time (PT) PhD and MA programmes.


• Up to 3 PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships
• 1 AHRC BGP PhD Studentship
• 4 Project Doctoral Studentships
• 2 studentships with the ERC-funded project The Nature of Representation
• 1 studentship with the AHRC-funded project Transforming Communications for the UK’s Hearing Loss Community: From Auditory Barrier to Technological Assistance
• 1 studentship with the AHRC-funded project Science as Social Epistemology: The National Institute of Agricultural Botany as a Site of Knowledge Production
• Numerous University and External Awards

MA (including MA by Research)
• 1 AHRC Research Preparation Masters Award
• Up to 3 MA by Research Scholarships
• Numerous University and External Awards

For information on all awards see the University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarships site

Philosophy at the University of Leeds is one of the largest philosophy departments in the UK, with members of staff active in all the main areas of the subject. It has an internationally renowned research profile and ranks joint 6th in the UK and joint 38th in the world in the most recent Philosophical Gourmet Report, an influential reputational survey of philosophy departments worldwide. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise 65% of our research was rated “world class” or “internationally excellent”. Our five research centres in Metaphysics and Mind, Ethics and Metaethics, History and Philosophy of Science, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Religion, offer unique opportunities to engage with some of the very best scholars in their fields and receive world-class supervision.

We offer both taught and research study, from MA courses in Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, and History and Philosophy of Science through to specialised PhD supervision across a wide range of topics.

For more information about postgraduate study in Philosophy and HPS at Leeds see

Correspondence regarding the application procedure may be directed to [email protected]