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Continental Philosophy

Staffordshire University

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13 months
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7246 GBP/year
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About

The M.A. in Continental Philosophy at Staffordshire University offers you a chance to study important figures and ideas in recent and contemporary philosophy – all from the comfort of your own home.

Overview

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.   

Careers

  • Education
  • Arts and media
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Further academic study  

Programme Structure

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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The earlier you apply, the better.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, 2:1 or higher (or equivalent), or an appropriate level of interest and relevant experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7246 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7246 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.

Part-time distance learning - £2,610 per year of study

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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