‌Since the University's foundation in 1451, such figures as Francis Hutcheson, Adam Smith and Thomas Reid have put Glasgow's name indelibly on the philosophical map. Research and teaching in the present Subject area extends across the entire range of philosophy, including Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic, Philosophy of Mathematics,  Aesthetics, and the History of Philosophy.

Our subject area is thriving. We currently have almost 1,000 undergraduate students, of whom over 180 are honours students. We have a lively graduate community of 25-30 postgraduates.

Prospective undergraduates should consult the Philosophy Undergraduate Degree Programme and read the Philosophy Undergraduate Study Overview, which also includes information about how to apply.  

Prospective postgraduates should consult the Postrgaduate Study section of this website for information about our postgraduate degrees and their structure, our community, employability, and how to apply.