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).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
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