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Student Satisfaction

“The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% … Continue reading

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New Semester Approaching

To all new and returning students, I for one am looking forward to doing some philosophy again, after a summer of … well, eating too much, mostly. The New Semester officially begins on September 12th. But that’s induction week, for … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Loans up and running!

Student Finance England’s new Postgraduate Loan application service is now open! The quickest and easiest way for students to apply is online at: https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan We are encouraging students to apply as early as possible to make sure their Postgraduate Loan is … Continue reading

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A new semester approaches

The first week of teaching for new or returning students on our taught degree courses will be SEPTEMBER 21st, 2015. It would be helpful if you could enroll (or re-enroll) a couple of weeks prior to that date, so that … Continue reading

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PTES results

The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% … Continue reading

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Professors honoured for distinguished service to their students

David Webb and Douglas Burnham have both received multiple nominations for the ‘Staffordshire Student Experience Awards’. These include nominations in the categories of ‘Personal Tutor of the Year’ and ‘Positive Impact’.

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part-time graduate study

Another article in the Guardian, this time about part-time postgraduate study.  As a quick recap of how p-t study differs from full-time, and what specific opportunities or challenges it presents, this is a good article. Although it distinguishes between effectively … Continue reading

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Course Fact Sheets

In order to make them more easy to find and edit, we have transferred the course sheets to pages on this site. You can find them here: MA Continental Philosophy by Distance Learning, MPhil/PhD in Continental Philosophy (including distance learning).

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MA Continental Philosophy JANUARY start

The Masters program is now in its second week for those who began this month (September). The next entry point is the end of January. January starters do exactly the same courses, but just in a different order. The application … Continue reading

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2014 PTES results

Every year, a survey is conducted of the tens of thousands of Masters-level students in the UK. It is called the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey. Staffordshire University’s results have been excellent since the survey began, and this year’s results are … Continue reading

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