UCL Philosophy


Prospective students

All major areas of philosophy can be studied at UCL. We cover branches such as political thought, epistemology and metaphysics, and also draw upon the writings of Ancient and Modern philosophers to place your studies in a historical context.

Undergraduate degrees

There are several ways to study philosophy as an undergraduate at UCL.

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Graduate taught degree

UCL offers a one year (taught) MA in Philosophy, suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in a different subject.

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Graduate research degrees

UCL offers two graduate research degrees in philosophy: our MPhil Stud and our PhD.


Why study Philosophy at UCL?

Find out about our Department's strengths; read testimonials from former students; and explore where your degree might take you.


Study Abroad at UCL

UCL's history, reputation and academic standing makes it a top destination for Study Abroad students coming to the UK.


History of UCL Philosophy

Find out about the history of the UCL Philosophy Department.