Philosophy study field aims to look into the human problems related to existence, knowledge, minds, values and other general and fundamental issues. These problems are considered based on rational argumentation using systematic approaches. Philosophy strives to acquire knowledge by rational means about the issues that are difficult for empirical investigations. This study field has three main sub-fields: natural philosophy, moral philosophy and metaphysical philosophy. Philosophy has many other branches including epistemology, logic, metaphysics, axiology (value theory), moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, and philosophy of language, philosophy of law, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of science.
This is an exciting new inter-institutional structured PhD programme, developed collaboratively by the Philosophy departments at NUI Galway and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, with the Department of History at the University of Limerick.
<p> The PhD program offers the possibility to acquire specialized knowledge in Medical and Health Ethics.</p>
The Department of Theology and Religion has an outstanding international reputation in the study of all types of religion in the contemporary World, including inter-cultural theology, textual studies, pentecostal and charismatic studies, inter-religious relations, Islamic studies, and Quaker studies.
This PhD integrates structured coursework in applied linguistics/English language teaching and research skills training with the production of an original research thesis.
The doctoral programme leads to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in Clinical Psychology. The programme consists of three components: a) academic coursework, b) clinical practica, and c) the completion of a doctoral dissertation. The duration of the programme is four years, totaling 320 ECTS. Graduates of the program will be able to pursue careers in research and academia andwillmeet the criteria for enrollment in the registry of professional psychologists according to Cyprus Law.
This allows students to undertake research in the field of psychoanalytic studies.
The list below indicates the range of current research interests of members of staff. We can supervise postgraduate students for the degrees of MA or PhD in any of these areas, as well as in other main fields of philosophy. We encourage you to contact us to discuss your plans at an early stage of your application.
The PhD is ordinarily completed in four years. As it consists entirely of individually supervised research, there are no taught courses. In addition to degrees in Philosophy, the programme also encourages students to consider an interdisciplinary doctorate in collaboration with participating College Schools. As examples, a candidate may wish to receive a PhD in: * Physics, with special mention in Philosophy * Law, with special mention in Philosophy * English and Drama, with special mention in Philosophy * Politics, with special mention in Philosophy * Modern Languages, with special mention in Philosophy. In some cases, the collaboration of more than one participating department may be possible, subject to special arrangements being made. Previous study in philosophy is not required, but all applicants will be assessed with a view towards their likelihood of success.
This allows students to undertake reseach in the field of refugee care.
Whether you are planning a career as an academic within the education sector or as a professional researcher within the public or private sectors, the Kingston Business PhD will enable you to both develop the appropriate research skills and enhance your professional credibility.
The main objective of the doctoral program is to train professionals to pursue academic careers as researchers or university teachers. Specializations include history of philosophy, moral and political philosophy, metaphysics and epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind.
This research-based, interdisciplinary program focuses on, but is not restricted to, the field of social cognition. The study of social cognition links psychological processes to economic and political behavior and to the cultural transmission of social conventions and ideas. It is highly relevant for theorizing about the biological and social roots of the human mind. Students may take courses in cognitive psychology, philosophy of mind, cognitive anthropology, computational cognition and linguistics, and receive practical research training in methods, experimental design and data analysis in the laboratories of departmental faculty members.