MA Philosophy in Education

General

Programme Description

This innovative degree is specifically for teachers of philosophy in schools, particularly those who deliver or wish to deliver, the AQA A Level in Philosophy.

You will focus on topics on the A Level syllabus and teaching philosophy, which includes training in the methodology of Philosophy for Children. The degree is for both those with previous education in philosophy and those seeking a rigorous introduction.

CORE MODULES

  • Teaching Philosophy and Ethics
  • Knowledge and Reality
  • Introduction to Philosophy

OPTIONAL MODULES

  • Ethics
  • Reason and Religion
  • Mind and Psychology
  • Logic and Language
  • Political Philosophy

Entry

  • An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in an appropriate subject

Interim awards

  • PGCert Philosophy in Education
  • PGDip Philosophy in Education

Course length

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted Read Less