Postgraduate Philosophy

Discover the range of postgraduate Philosophy options.


Philosophy programme research seminars are held regularly during teaching periods. Postgraduate Philosophy students are expected to attend this staff seminar series.

Postgraduate students are also expected to attend the student seminar series, which is run by the students themselves. All PhD and MA students must make a work-in-progress presentation. To find out more about our current postgraduate students check out our student profiles page.

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Enhance your Bachelor's degree with advanced study and research in Philosophy.

Graduate Diploma in Arts

Prepare yourself to study Philosophy at postgraduate level or study a new subject and enhance your career prospects.

Master of Arts

Build on your Honours degree in Philosophy with advanced study and research at Master's level and become a leader in your field.

Master of Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Combine philosophy, politics and economics in this unique Master's degree and prepare for a career making change in politics, government or related fields.


Our university is the number one research institution in New Zealand—there’s no better place to gain your PhD.