King's College London

Course Introduction

Our Department of Philosophy in the heart of London has particular strengths in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and ancient philosophy. Our degree offers an extremely wide range of modules, including Indian Philosophy and Philosophy of Psychology, available at few other UK universities.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples of modules: Greek philosophy I; Ethics I; elementary logic; metaphysics I; modern philosophy I; political philosophy I; epistemology I; methodology. Year 2 examples of modules: Greek philosophy II (Plato); Greek philosophy II (Aristotle); modern philosophy II (Locke and Berkeley); modern philosophy II (Spinoza and Leibniz). Year 3 examples of modules: Indian philosophy; Kant; meaning and grammar; medieval philosophy; moral normativity; neoplatonism.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Key Course Information

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94% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 78%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 74%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 10
Unknown 10

12% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 52%

Total Coursework: 48%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation