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Postgraduate

Study at one of the largest Philosophy departments in the UK, ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in London for the quality and power of our research (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).  

80% of our research was valued as being world-leading or internationally excellent. Our particular areas of expertise include:

  • The History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind and Psychology
  • Philosophy of language and linguistics
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science
  • Moral and political philosophy 

Arising from this breadth of expertise, we are able to offer an exceptionally wide range of taught modules, from the pre-Socratic period to the twenty-first century. Our excellent master's courses cover Philosophy, Philosophy of Psychology, and Philosophy of Medicine and Psychiatry. 

Research degrees

Duration Two years FT, three-four years PT.

Master of Philosophical Studies, Philosophy Research at King's College London

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Duration PhD two-three years FT, four-six years PT.

PhD Philosophy Research at King's College London, option of joint PhD with National University of Singapore

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Taught degrees

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study MA Eighteenth Century Studies in the Departments of English and History at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Philosophy of Medicine in the Department of Philosophy at King's College London.

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Department of Philosophy postgraduate module listings

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Expertise

Expertise

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Impact

Impact

Examples of the impact of our department's sector-leading research

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Projects

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Publications

Publications

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Modern Language Centre courses

As well as offering all King's students a discount on Evening & Saturday Language Courses, the Modern Language Centre supports the studies of our postgraduate students by offering credit-bearing modules and non credit-bearing modules (PG-only) free of charge.

Learning a language as a postgraduate student will encourage you to develop the ways in which you learn and retain information. The MLC's postgraduate-only courses focus on reading and speaking skills and revolve around the student's own research.

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