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MPhil Course Information

MPhil 2020-21

More information will be posted here shortly about arrangements for the 2020-21 MPhil Course. An update on both undergraduate and MPhil teaching in the Faculty of Philosophy for 2020-21 is here.

Further information on the academic year 2020-21, provided by Professor Graham Virgo, Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) , is here.

MPhil Easter Term 2020 Arrangements

This page will be used to keep students updated with arrangements for the MPhil in Philosophy in Easter Term 2020, in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. Students should also consult the University's dedicated page for Taught Masters students, which includes further information about how the Coronavirus outbreak may impact students on taught Masters courses. This can be found here.

Please note that students who have left Cambridge, and returned home, but are able to continue to work on their MPhil, are asked to apply for ‘Leave to Work Away'.  Student Registry have confirmed that taught Masters students should also apply for Leave to Work Away.


  • Email to students dated 21 April 2020 from Nakul Krishna, MPhil Course Director, which details arrangements for the MPhil in Easter Term 2020.
  • Information for students in need of financial support due to the Coronavirus outbreak can be found here.
  • Wellbeing and welfare information for all students during the Coronavirus outbreak can be found here.
  • MPhil students wishing to attend any Part II lectures or seminars during Easter Term 2020 should consult information about the Faculty's Undergraduate Teaching Provision, which can be found here.


Submission of MPhil Dissertations, Easter Term 2020

  • The deadline for submission of MPhil dissertations is Monday 15th June, at 12 noon, UK time.
  • For Easter Term 2020, MPhil Dissertations will be submitted via Moodle. More information on the process for submitting MPhil Dissertations is here.
  • Details on Graduation Ceremonies, now taking place in absence due to the Covid outbreak, are here. College can also advise further.