UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Philosophy of Education

The course: gives students a comprehensive grounding in philosophy of education; explores the relevance to education today of ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of mind and epistemology; enables students to think philosophically about their own educational concerns; helps students to argue a case and to evaluate the arguments of others on controversial issues.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree, including some study of philosophy or a related subject and experience of some form of educational work.

Course modules

Modules include: Philosophy of education: values, aims and society; theory and policy in education: an introduction; understanding education research.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 20,000 word dissertation or 10,000 word report.

Sponsorship information

Employer or other sponsoring body.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,740 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,785 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East

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