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MA Philosophy & Artificial Intelligence

Poised at the intersection of the humanities and technology, this innovative Masters degree can equip you with the combination of thinking, communication, and technical skills widely sought in sectors ranging from professional services, to the creative industries and government.


The courses that run in each academic year are subject to change in line with faculty availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every course will be delivered. For further information, please see here and speak to your admissions contact.

Core Courses:

Mind & Reality

Values & Society

NCHAI749 AI and Data Ethics 

NCHAI750 Minds and Machines 

In-Depth Study

Your in-depth study courses will help you develop expertise in specific areas of Data Science or Philosophy. You will choose two of the following topics.

Data Science:

NCHAI758 Programming with Data 

NCHAI759 Foundations of Data Science



NCHPH751 Epistemology 

NCHPH754 Philosophy of Language

NCHPH755 Philosophy of Mind 

NCHPH756 Philosophy of Science 

NCHPH752 Formal Logic 

NCHPH753 Philosophical Logic 

NCHPH757 Technology and Human Values


Your studies culminate in the research and preparation of a 10,000 to 12,000-word dissertation on a philosophical topic, which you will defend in a viva voce examination.

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