The Continental Philosophy program offered by Staffordshire University guides students through the work of key philosophers in the European tradition including Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Foucault. You’ll gain a broad knowledge and understanding of philosophy, learning from our experienced staff. The course is taught and assessed entirely online, giving you the freedom to study anytime, anywhere.
The Continental (or European) tradition is the most influential branch of philosophical enquiry. It provides essential knowledge for the study of social, cultural, political, media, literary or art theory.
We welcome anyone studying simply out of interest and a passion for the subject, but also those working towards a specific career. You may also wish to study as preparation for a PhD.
- Arts and media
- Further academic study
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The programme comprises the modules: Transcendence and the Body, Phenomenology and Ontology and Knowledge and Politics.
You’ll also take a research topic in Continental Philosophy which will vary from year to year depending on the research activity and interests of your tutors.
You’ll develop your philosophical interests in a supervised research project.
- 13 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
The earlier you apply, the better.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics View 49 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
You’ll need an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, 2:1 or higher (or equivalent), or an appropriate level of interest and relevant experience.
International7246 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
EU/EEA7246 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
Part-time distance learning - £2,610 per year of study
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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