Heythrop College, University of London

Course Introduction

The course is a research degree; the primary form of learning is personal study; there is a fortnightly philosophy research seminar which students are expected to attend and to which they must present at least 1 times during each academic year.

Course Modules

Research areas include: pre'Socrates; plato; aristotle; greek philosophical texts; the epicureans; the stoics; plotinus; aquinas; medieval philosophy; renaissance philosophy; bacon; descartes; leibniz; spinoza; the rationalists; locke; berkeley; hume; the empiricists; kant; hegel; frege; marx; schopenhauer; j s mill; bradley; existentialist philosophy of kierkegaard; nietzsche; phenomenology; heidegger; the pragmatists; russell; wittgenstein; quine; davidson.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 degree in an appropriate subject and/or an MA with distinction or near distinction in a degree subject related to the proposed research; if English is not the applicant's 1st language they must prove ability to write and read English to IELTS level 7 or its certificated equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MPhil £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MPhil £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Part Time
MPhil £5,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,350  Academic year. First year home fees