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Faculty of Philosophy


MPhil 2020-21

Information will be posted and updated here about arrangements for the 2020-21 MPhil Course. As well as attending the weekly MPhil seminar, MPhil students are welcome to attend any undergraduate teaching provided by the Faculty that is within their area of interest. Information on Undergraduate Teaching and Support arrangements within the Faculty of Philosophy for 2020-21 is hereThe Easter Term 2021 Philosophy Faculty lecture list is here

Important information about the University's Stay Safe Campaign is here.

Details of all the information the University has shared with students and staff about what the University and Colleges are doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here.

MPhil Essays and Dissertation

  • Deadline dates for title and coursework submission for MPhil Essays, and the MPhil Dissertation can be found in the Postgraduate Calendar

  • Information on the procedures for submitting the Easter Term dissertation via Moodle can be found here.
  • The Faculty's presentation guidelines for postgraduate students can be found here
  • Students currently have the option to submit a Covid research impact statement with their coursework. This option is open to all students on taught postgraduate courses. More information is here. The form to be used by students wishing to submit a research impact statement with their dissertation is here
  • Examples of previous MPhil essays and dissertations can be found here
  • Information on assessment of MPhil essays and dissertations can be found in the MPhil Guidelines for Examiners

General Resources and Information

  • Information for students in need of financial support due to the Coronavirus outbreak can be found here.
  • Wellbeing and welfare University wide information for all students during the Coronavirus outbreak can be found here.
  • The Faculty student well-being and welfare pages are here.
  • Advice on exceptional circumstances affecting your ability to study in Cambridge in the academic year 2020-21, and the linked criteria for applying for remote study, can be found here.

Booking of rooms and desk space in the Faculty

  • Information for students wishing to book a room in the Faculty, or a desk space in the Postgraduate Centre, can be found here. Please note however that following the announcement of the UK lockdown at the start of January 2021,  the Faculty was required to close the Postgraduate Centre, the study spaces and all other rooms in the Raised Faculty Building until further notice. Booking of the study spaces in the Postgradate Centre, and of Postgraduate Common room, will now re-open from June 1st.