Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This programme grounds its problems and concepts in a philosophical context; the course prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the arts, education and public policy; it also provides preparation for doctoral research across the humanities and social sciences; this programme combines a grounding in philosophical aesthetics in the modern European tradition with study of contemporary art theory.

Course Modules

Modules include: Kant and the aesthetic tradition; philosophy dissertation. Optional modules: art theory (modernism, avant'garde, contemporary); critique, practice, power; german critical theory; hegel and his legacy; nietzsche and heidegger; plasticity and form; psyche, subject, sex; recent french philosophy; recent italian philosophy; romantic philosophy of art.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree 2.1 or 1st Class or equivalent in philosophy or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English should provide IELTS results of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees