Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Drawing on core research and teaching strengths in 19th and 20th'century French and German thought, the MA gives students the opportunity to study the development of European philosophy from Kant's critical philosophy onwards, with a focus on German Idealism, the German phenomenologists and the Frankfurt School on one side, and the French philosophical movements in the twentieth century from Bergson and the existentialist movement through to poststructuralism and psychoanalysis. Options focus a variety of topics and thinkers, focusing on the Continental tradition in political philosophy, the Frankfurt School, the role of aesthetics in the development of European thought, and more.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of a 2.1 UK honours degree or overseas equivalent. However each application will be considered on a case by case basis. IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,550  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)