Postgraduate study and research in Philosophy

We offer a full range of postgraduate programmes in Philosophy, from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) to the PhD.

Postgraduate students

You can extend your knowledge and skills through coursework or specialised research projects completed under supervision.

A postgraduate degree in Philosophy enables you to develop both specialist and transferable skills that you could use in a variety of careers. There are also opportunities within the Faculty for postgraduate students to be employed as Graduate Teaching Assistants or research assistants.

We welcome inquiries from New Zealand and international students. Please contact the Graduate Adviser for academic advice on specific programmes or courses.

Find out more about scholarships and awards.

Recent postgraduate research topics

A complete list of masters and doctoral theses undertaken in Philosophy can be accessed from the University of Auckland Theses and Dissertations database.

You will be supervised by our researchers and have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These can include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships and writing stipends, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

We look forward to your contribution to the intellectual life and research profile of Philosophy.