University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Continental Philosophy

This course allows students to study in depth the work of philosophers in the tradition of Kantian and Post- Kantian European philosophy, including Kant himself, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Deleuze, Foucault and Levinas; seminars usually involve close study of the relevant texts in English translation, but students are also encouraged to read the texts in the original languages; language classes in French and German are provided free of charge to interested students.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in Philosophy; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, TOEFL iBT 100 or PTE 70.

Course modules

6 modules from: Origins of phenomenology: Husserl and early Heidegger; reason and hermeneutics; Bergonism; problems of modernity; Kant�s critique of pure reason; philosophies of difference: Heidegger�s contributions to philosophy; Hegel�s phenomenology; Hegel�s logic; Nietzsche and Freud; Plato�s republic; modes of the sublime.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a 5000-word essay; in addition, students write a dissertation of 10000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 16,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

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