King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

History of Philosophy

This programme is based on King's unrivalled expertise in the history of philosophy: It is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in which philosophy was at least a major component, who now wish to focus more narrowly on the history of philosophy, to provide a firm basis for subsequent research.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 (or equivalent) Honours degree, in which philosophy will normally have been a major component.

Course modules

Modules include: Early modern philosophy; foundations of phenomenology; greek philosophical texts i: plato; greek philosophy i: plato; indian philosophy i: the orthodox schools; medieval philosophy; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations or submitted essays. Candidates also write a dissertation over the summer.

Sponsorship information

British and EU residents can apply for AHRC studentships; some Graduate School and School of Arts and Humanities studentships and bursaries are also available; departmental scholarships: Sorabji Graduate Bursary Fund (maximum �2,000, open to all students); Susan Stebbing Graduate Award (maximum �2,000, open to female students only).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765/2232