About SASP

Learn about the variety of graduate degrees offered by SASP

How to apply

Information on requirements and the application process

The St Andrews and Stirling Graduate programme in Philosophy (SASP) is taught by the Philosophy departments at the University of St Andrews and the University of Stirling, which together form Scotland’s premier centre for Philosophy and one of the top Philosophy programmes in the United Kingdom. The philosophical ambience is rigorous, friendly and co-operative.

We offer graduate teaching at a level that matches the best graduate programmes elsewhere in the world, across many areas of Philosophy. Our students are active participants in the Arché Philosophical Research Centre, the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs and in Stirling’s three specialist research clusters. In addition, St Andrews hosts the Institute for Gender Studies.

Application deadlines

The PhD application deadlines for those wishing to be considered for funding, for entry in academic year 2024/25 are:

  • For SGSAH/AHRC funding: 30 November 2023.
  • For SASP funding: 15 January 2024.

The Two Universities

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The SASP Degree

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Our staff

Members of the Departments of Philosophy at St Andrews and Stirling

Our students

Profiles and research interests of our graduate students