Students study the following core modules (modules are 15 credits unless otherwise stated).
You will take eight core credit modules at level 4, four in each semester, as follows.
YEAR 1 CORE
- Greek Philosophy I
- Ethics I
- Elementary Logic
- Metaphysics I
- Modern Philosophy I
- Political Philosophy I
- Epistemology I
Students will take 30 credits (two modules) from each of the following three lists, plus an additional 30 credits either from the lists or from the optional level 6 courses (see year three below).
YEAR 2 OPTIONS
- Greek Philosophy II: Plato
- Greek Philosophy II: Aristotle
- Modern Philosophy II: Locke and Berkeley
- Modern Philosophy II: Spinoza and Leibniz
- Ethics II: History of Ethical Philosophy
- Ethics II: Contemporary Ethical Philosophy
- Political Philosophy II: Theories of Justice
- Political Philosophy II: History of Political Philosophy
- Epistemology II
- Metaphysics II
- Philosophy of Logic and Language
- Philosophy of Mind
In the third year students take 120 credits, at least 90 of which will be at level 6. Level 6 modules are optional subjects which often build on the level 5 modules described above.
To count towards their third year Level 6 requirement students may choose to write an 8,000 word Dissertation for 30 credits, taught over the course of the year by one-to-one tutorials with a member of staff.
We review our options on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes and they are therefore subject to change; the following list indicates a selection of modules likely to be available in either the second or third year of your degree. Please check here for updates, or contact the School/department for further advice.
YEAR 3 OPTIONS
- 19th Century Continental Philosophy
- Advanced Logic modules
- Foundations of Analytic Philosophy
- Greek Philosophical Texts
- Hellenistic Philosophy
- Indian Philosophy
- Meaning and Grammar
- Medieval Philosophy
- Moral Normativity
- Philosophy of Mathematics
- Philosophy of Religion
- Philosophy of Science
- Science, Ethics and Society
- Topics in Ethics
- Topics in Greek Philosophy
- Topics in Modern Philosophy
- Topics in Philosophy of Mind
- Topics in Political Philosophy
King's College London
Year of entry 2014