UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)


The course enables students to benefit from the acknowledged expertise of UCL's lively, close-knit intellectual community, and also access the stimulation and dynamism of London's wider philosophical community. The programme offers the flexibility for recent graduates in the subject to study chosen topics in greater depth.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in philosophy from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a strong degree in a non-philosophical subject are welcome.

Course modules

Core modules: Research preparation in philosophy 1; research preparation in philosophy 2. Options may include the following: General philosophy (moral and political philosophy); general philosophy (knowledge and reality); global justice and health; texts from early modern philosophy (Hume); early Wittgenstein; epistemology; self-knowledge; philosophy of mind; moral responsibility and moral dilemmas; Kant; Greek philosophy; 19th-century philosophy; philosophy of mind and cognitive science; metaphysics of science.

Assessment methods

The programme is taught through a combination of seminars, lectures, and personal teaching and supervision. Students' performance is assessed through a combination of examinations, presentations, coursework and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7115