36 months
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17900 GBP/year
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About

During the Philosophy degree at Queen's University Belfast, you will learn about cutting-edge debates in core areas of philosophy such as ethics, metaphysics, theory of knowledge and political philosophy, as well as studying some of the key thinkers in the history of philosophy, such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Marx. 

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Overview

In the Philosophy  degree at Queen's University Belfast , you will also develop your skills in reasoning and argumentation by studying formal logic and critical thinking.

Career Prospects 

Queen‘s takes the employability of its students very seriously. Tailored careers advice and study guidance are available to all students throughout their time at Queen's.

Employment Links

The School has an active Employers‘ Forum that is used to forge links with national and international employers. Queen‘s philosophy graduates go on to an unlimited range of occupations in the public and private sectors, including the Civil Service, local government, the media, policy analysis, the voluntary sector, teaching, journalism, business, marketing and advertising. Career destinations of our students have included the BBC, the Diplomatic Service, the NHS, International House, RPS Belfast and the Belfast Education and Library Board.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Ethics
  • Contemporary Critical Theory
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Philosophy for Children
  • Issues in the Philosophy of Science
  • Topics in Epistemology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • ABB
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3
Access/Foundation Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70%.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level. If not offered at Higher Level/GCSE then Standard Level grade 4 in English would be accepted.
BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Extended Diploma
  • QCF BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3) with overall grades of D*DD
  • RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 GLH at Level 3) with overall grades of D*DD
Graduate
  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree
All applicants
  • There are no specific subject requirements to study Philosophy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £17,900
  • International £17,900

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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