Undergraduate study in philosophy at Essex offers a unique combination of analytic Anglo-American and European continental
Philosophy at Essex is internationally recognised for its unique combination of
Anglo-American and European continental philosophy.
We have strong expertise
in critical theory, phenomenology and classical German philosophy, and are
committed to fostering a variety of philosophical approaches, as well as to
developing links with other disciplines.
Why Philosophy at Essex?
- 96 per cent student satisfaction (NSS 2014)
- Top ten in The Guardian University Guide 2010, 2011 and 2013
- Top ten for philosophy research departments in the UK and a leading centre for continental philosophy
- Study abroad and work placement opportunities while your study
We are internationally recognised as a leading centre of postgraduate study in philosophy, both at Masters and PhD level.
By undertaking PhD study at Essex, you will become a member of an exciting and active research community, and benefit from the expert supervision of
our internationally recognised staff.
Essex Autonomy Project
The Essex Autonomy Project aims to clarify the idea of self-determination as a guide for policy makers and frontline professionals dealing with the complexities of vulnerable
individuals and their capacity to make decisions for themselves.