Taught course

Continental Philosophy

University of Warwick · Department of Philosophy

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Philosophy or a related subject with a significant philosophical component; a writing sample of around 2,500 words on a philosophical topic.

See our departmental guidance

English language requirements

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

    • Band B
    • IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme draws on our long-established strengths in Continental Philosophy. It is distinctive in offering an unusually broad range of module options specifically in this area of philosophy. Modules cover 19th and 20th century Continental Philosophy, major figures and themes, as well as more specialised topics drawing on individual research strengths.

Because of the breadth of our expertise in this area, whichever module options you choose, you will be taught by world leaders in their respective fields.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Students may be allowed to do an extended dissertation in place of one or more of the taught modules. The Postgraduate Diploma is awarded where the dissertation has not been completed, but the modules have been passed to MA standard.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585