The uniquely flexible Philosophy programme at Birkbeck, University of London, which may be studied in the evening or in the day, offers postgraduate teaching in central aspects of Western philosophy in the broadly analytic tradition. The curriculum is research-led, with specialist modules taught by leading figures in their fields, and with a consistent focus on the fostering of intellectual curiosity and the development of independent thinking.
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.
- Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
- Aristotle's Biology
- Art and Value
- Berkeley and Leibniz
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
You can still apply through UCAS after this deadline, depending on the availability of places.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Philosophy & Ethics View 625 other Masters in History in United Kingdom
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.
- The application form
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
International12020 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12020 GBP per year during 12 months.
National6540 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6540 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time home students: £3270 pa
- Part-time international students: £6010 pa
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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