Kingston University

Kingston University

Modern European Philosophy

This programme offers an opportunity to study 19th- and 20th-century European philosophy in a structured way, concentrating on the interpretation and analysis of key texts. The programme pays particular attention to the influence of Immanuel Kant's philosophy, and to the debates which structured the development of post-Kantian philosophy in both Germany and France.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or 1st Honours degree or equivalent degree in philosophy or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English should provide IELTS results of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening, and speaking or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Kant and his legacy; philosophy dissertation. Optional modules include: art theory: modernism, avant-garde, contemporary; critique, practice, power; Freud and Lacan; german critical theory; Hegel and his legacy; Kant and the aesthetic tradition; Marx and his legacy; Nietzsche and Heidegger; plasticity and form; recent french philosophy; recent italian philosophy; romantic philosophy of art; topics in modern european philosophy.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework, including short exercises; essays; and a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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