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Research degrees

Study at one of the largest Philosophy departments in the UK, ranked 3rd in the country and 1st in London in the most recent Research Excellence Framework for both the 'Quality' and 'Power' of our research.  

 

80% of our research was valued as being world-leading or internationally excellent so you’ll be undertaking your PhD with real experts in their field.  

  • Our particular areas of expertise include the history of philosophy, Indian philosophy, philosophy of mind and psychology, philosophy of language and linguistics, metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of science, moral and political philosophy.  
  • As a PhD student you can also take advantage of joint PhDs offered with partner universities abroad including Europe, USA and Asia
  • In addition to the PhD, we offer the MPhilStud, a two-year structured research degree incorporating work on specific topics as well as a dissertation.
 

 

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

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

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