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Philosophy (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
Keele has been one of the most renowned centres for the study of philosophy in England since WWII. Today, the Philosophy (Hons) programme at Keele University is a research-led course with particular strengths in metaphilosophy and metaphysics.
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Overview

The Philosophy (Hons) programme at Keele University is a broadly based course. As well as being able involved in contemporary discussions about long-standing philosophical problems, you will also study and analyse the great thinkers of past philosophy from across the globe. You will be encourage to examine your assumptions and to strengthen your arguments, as well as investigating the reasoning of those you're arguing against. A philosophy degree teaches you to think clearly, quickly and accurately, opening up the way to a wide range of careers and giving you the resources to work through problems in the modern world.

Careers

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE)

This course provides a superb grounding in understanding the way people think and approach problems, which is why philosophy has a strong record for graduate employment among non-vocational degrees. You will possess highly developed skills in critical thinking and multiple approaches to problem solving, both of which are highly prized by employers. Keele philosophy graduates have gone into a wide range of different careers, including education, the law, finance, government, publishing, the media, the arts, business and information management, as well as going on to further study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • 10 Problems of Philosophy
  • How To Think
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Film
  • The politics of sustainability
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Justice, Authority and Power

English Language Requirements

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    6

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    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level requirement - CCC
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements MMM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 26 points 
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 96 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
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