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Philosophy and Contemporary Critical Theory MA

Philosophy and Contemporary Critical Theory MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Philosophy (Theory) Critical Theory

Course type


Course Summary

On this course you'll study the traditions of critical theory in relation to the social and political problems of the present. It will prepare you for a wide range of careers in education, the arts, politics and public policy, and also provides preparation for doctoral research. You will benefit from high levels of staff-student contact, including individual tutorials, from versatile and internationally recognized teaching staff with a wide range of interests, projects and publications. You will be part of a large, supportive community, studying with committed and engaged peers. The course is based at the UK's leading Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University, enabling you to attend and participate in research events with visiting international speakers.

Different course options

Full time | Penrhyn Road Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module provides students with an opportunity for intensive and detailed research-based study of their chosen topic under the guidance of an appropriate MA dissertation supervisor.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a good (upper-second [2:1] or first-class honours, or the equivalent) undergraduate degree in Philosophy or a related subject.

University information

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