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OverviewYou will explore the complex relationship between mind, body and culture; the nature of emotion and the affectivity as well as the exciting new field of “4E cognition”Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research cultureWe will train you in a range of philosophical research methods preparing you to carry out your own independent research into the
You will explore the complex relationship between mind, body and culture; the nature of emotion and the affectivity as well as the exciting new field of “4E cognition”
Learn from a diverse and dynamic team of academics with expertise from across the fields of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy and benefit from our lively and collaborative research culture
We will train you in a range of philosophical research methods preparing you to carry out your own independent research into the nature of mind, body and culture and their interactions
Teaching is done in small seminar groups creating a safe environment in which to discuss and debate readings, research and opinions with academics and peers
Gain key transferable skills in research, communication, self-management and group working which will be valued by employers within a range of professions as well as providing essential training for PhD study
Careers Employer-valued skills
In addition to the specialist knowledge you will gain during your programme, you will also develop transferrable skills valued by employers such as:
Researching, analysing and assessing sources of information
Written and verbal communication skills
Managing and interpreting information
Developing ideas and arguments
The College's Employability Officer works with our central?Career Zone?team to give you access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training, as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.
We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.
The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality.
Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main campuses located across the South West. St Luke’s Campus and Streatham Campus are both based in Exeter, while Penryn Campus is located in Cornwall. All three campuses offer a unique location with beautiful beaches and countryside on their doorstep.
Where you'll study