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MA in Reasoning, Canterbury (U.K.)
The Department of Philosophy, University of Kent invites applications MA in Reasoning. We offer a wide variety of topics and modules, in all areas of philosophy. Our department is a place of academic brilliance, friendly exchange, intellectual excitement and diversity. In our weekly departmental research seminar colleagues and philosophers from other universities present their current work, and in our thriving student-run graduate seminar students discuss their ideas with peers and members of staff. We host a Centre for Reasoning and are connected to the Aesthetics Research group, both offering their own weekly research seminars. We are part of the School of European Culture and Languages, which encourages interdisciplinary connections, especially with Religious Studies, Linguistics, German, French, Italian, and Classics. We offer a scholarship covering the fees for home and EU students. The application deadline is 4 April 2013. The latest Guardian League Table ranks our graduate employment rate as third best in the country, better than Oxford and beaten only by Cambridge and Durham. In the undergraduate National Student Survey 2012 Philosophy at Kent had a 89% overall student satisfaction rate. MA in Reasoning (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time) This MA programme offers a selection of topics related to reasoning and inference. It covers areas such as cognitive science and AI; scientific, mathematical, logical, causal and inductive reasoning; philosophy of mind, logic and language. The programme is ideally suited to students with philosophical training who would like to pursue their undergraduate interests yet develop skills that make them attractive to a broad range of employers, or who would like the advanced training required for a PhD in this area. The flexibility of this programme enables you to negotiate your own path of study through a range of topics. Students can focus exclusively on philosophical topics or can study reasoning-related topics in Psychology, Computing, Statistics, Law, Social Policy, Biosciences and History. For more details, please see: http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/philosophy/postgraduate/MA_reasoning.html Entry requirements and application For details on entry requirements and how to apply, please see the University of Kent website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/philosophy/postgraduate/index.html Departmental details Philosophy School of European Culture and Languages Cornwallis North West University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NF T: +44 (0)1227 827915 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.kent.ac.uk/secl/philosophy/postgraduate Write to Edward Kanterian, email@example.com, for more information.