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Philosophy (Part-time)

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
Duration
5460 GBP/year
3010 GBP/year
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About

Philosophy (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London is ideal if you want to develop a grounding in philosophy, but are not yet ready to commit to an MA. It is very well suited to people with busy schedules.

Overview

Philosophy (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London provides you with the chance to engage in seminar discussions with your fellow students and the opportunity to study with leading philosophers in their fields.

You will study the central philosophical questions - in metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy and the theory of knowledge - and have the opportunity to delve deeper into more specific philosophical topics, based on your own interests. You will also develop your ability to write clearly, think critically and argue philosophically about some of the deepest questions in the Western philosophical tradition.

Careers and Employability

Graduates go in to careers in management, politics, recruitment and journalism. Possible professions include further/higher education lecturer, secondary school teacher, or Civil Service fast streamer. This degree can also be useful in becoming a local government officer, marketing executive, or recruitment consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 
  • Aristotle's Biology 
  • Art and Value 
  • Berkeley and Leibniz
  • Epistemology  
  • Ethics 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a second-class honours degree (2:2), or equivalent, not necessarily in philosophy.

  • On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency
  • The application form 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5460 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3010 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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