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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
Education (11) Philosophy (28)

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Unleash your potential with the Philosophy of Education MA at UCL's Faculty of Education and Society. Dive into the forefront of philosophical research and thought, exploring ethics, political philosophy, and more in relation to contemporary educational issues. This programme offers a vibrant community of diverse students, providing a comprehensive grounding in philosophical approaches. Ideal for educators seeking to critically reflect on their practice or delve into academic research, the course equips you to interrogate educational assumptions, formulate coherent arguments, and articulate critical perspectives. With a minimum requirement of a second-class Bachelor's degree, applicants with a background in philosophy or relevant education experience are encouraged to apply. Benefit from the Centre for Philosophy's public research seminars and networking opportunities, including an annual conference with global education philosophers. Join this programme to enhance your career prospects and become part of a dynamic educational research community.

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Based at the IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society, world-renowned Centre for Philosophy, staff on this programme work at the forefront of philosophical research, thought and scholarship about education policy, educational practice, and education's interaction with minds, culture and society. Students are offered a comprehensive grounding in the field, and an opportunity to join a vibrant and diverse research community.

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Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to this programme is a second class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. As the academic content on our MA programmes is demanding, we are particularly looking for applicants with an academic background in philosophy or a related discipline, and/or with relevant professional experience in education.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £12,700
Part-time: £6,350

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £28,100
Part-time: £14,050

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