Heythrop College, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is aimed specifically at teachers of philosophy in schools, particularly those who deliver, or wish to deliver, the AQA A level in philosophy; the course combines taught modules carefully focused on topics on the A level syllabus with a module on teaching philosophy, which includes a qualification in SAPERE's philosophy for children methodology; it is suitable both for those with previous education in philosophy, and those seeking a rigorous introduction.

Course Modules

Modules include: Knowledge and reality; teaching philosophy. Options include: ethics; political philosophy; reason and religion; logic and language; mind and psychology; 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