UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course enables students to explore further the relevance of ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of mind and epistemology to contemporary educational issues and to bring philosophical thinking to bear on their own educational concerns including professional practice. Students will gain a grounding in philosophical approaches, becoming part of a lively community of Master's and doctoral students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Course Modules

Core modules: Philosophy of education: values, aims and society; what is education. Options: Philosophy of education: knowledge, mind and understanding; theoretical foundations of educational ideas; understanding education research; rights and education.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, preferably including some study of philosophy or a related subject. Experience of some form of educational work is desirable, but not essential.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
Variable
MA (Postgraduate)