Heythrop College, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to explore philosophical issues either as a development of undergraduate study or following a first degree in suitable subject other than philosophy; this carefully'focused programme both deepens students' earlier philosophical work and functions as a demanding but effective introduction to this subject; it provides opportunities to consider a range of philosophical topics including contemporary and ancient philosophy, philosophy of religion, ethics and politics.

Course Modules

Modules include: Knowledge and reality; ethics; political philosophy. Optional modules: introduction to philosophy; logic and language; mind and psychology; reason and religion; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree, (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent, in an appropriate subject; for applicants whose 1st language is not English, the College requires: IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; TOEFL internet based test score of 92 with no less than 23 in each of listening, speaking, reading and writing; Pearson Test of English Academic score of 60 overall with no less than 55 in any component.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,350  Academic year. First year home fees