About Philosophy at Leeds

About us

The Brotherton Library - Our subject librarian purchases books, journals and electronic resources to support learning, teaching and research

Brotherton library - the most historic of our three libraries

The School of PRHS boasts one of the largest and most dynamic philosophy centres in the country. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Philosophy and the History and Philosophy of Science (HPS), as well as specialised PhD supervision across a wide range of topics. We have a first-rate record in both teaching and research and Leeds is consistently praised by its external examiners and students. Our high calibre staff have expertise in a broad range of areas and help to create our international reputation for excellence in learning and teaching.

We incorporate five specialist Research Centres, details of which can be found on our research pages.

We also have close links with the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Interdisciplinary Applied Ethics.

Our graduates benefit from excellent career prospects in a wide variety of fields and a significant proportion of our PhD students have secured academic positions both in the UK and overseas. You can find out more information about career prospects for Philosophy graduates here.