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MA Philosophy

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, alongside an ability to analyse an issue from a broader perspective, all of which are highly valued by employers in a variety of fields. This degree will allow you to become a visionary in a wide range of organisations.


The courses that run in each academic year are subject to change in line with faculty availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every course will be delivered. For further information, please see here and speak to your admissions contact.

Michaelmas Term

Mind & Reality

20 Credits

The Mind & Reality course engages students with classic texts and debates on key...… Read More

Plus FOUR of the following in-depth courses:

Aesthetics (Level 7)

20 Credits

Aesthetics is concerned with experience and objects, and their nature and value.… Read More

Ancient Philosophy (NCHPH723)

20 Credits

Ancient Greek philosophy from the pre-Socratics to the post-Aristotelian schools.… Read More

Contemporary Ethics (NCHPH724)

20 Credits

The Contemporary Ethics course investigates the recent ethics literature, with a focu… Read More

Early Modern Philosophy (NCHPH744)

20 Credits

This course introduces students to developments in European philosophy… Read More

Epistemology & Philosophy of Science (NCHPH725)

20 Credits

This course investigates questions about knowledge and the justification of beliefs, … Read More

History of Ethics (NCHPH726)

20 Credits

This course investigates the history of philosophical ethics in the west. We study cl… Read More

Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy (NCHPH743)

20 Credits

The Kant to Nietzsche course at Northeastern University London engages with Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason… Read More

Logic (NCHPH728)

20 Credits

The Logic course at Northeastern University London introduces students to the language and tools of classical el… Read More

Metaphysics (NCHPH729)

20 Credits

The Metaphysics course at Northeastern University London investigates the fundamental nature of reality, beginni… Read More

Philosophy of Mind & Language (NCHPH730)

20 Credits

This course introduces students to foundational concepts, problems, and theories in t… Read More

Political Philosophy (NCHPH733)

20 Credits

Authority, liberty, democracy, justice, the market: these are themes of enormous inte… Read More

Hilary Term

Values & Society

20 Credits

The Values & Society seminar series engages students with classic philosophy texts...… Read More

Plus CONTINUATION of the FOUR in-depth courses from Michaelmas Term

Trinity Term

Philosophy Masters Dissertation

60 Credits

Each student writes a 10,000 – 12,000- word philosophy dissertation on an approved to… Read More

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