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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Philosophy programme from the University of Roehampton is a proven way to develop vital skills for your career such as logical thinking, critical analysis and effective writing. Roehampton an institutional member of the University of London's Institute of Philosophy and the Royal Institute of Philosophy, so you’ll have access to inspiring lectures, seminars and conferences.
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Overview

During the Philosophy programme from the University of Roehampton, you will gain knowledge and understanding of topics within core areas of philosophy including ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, epistemology and logic.  You will also study philosophy relating to the major aspects of human intellectual life, including the philosophy of art, film, literature, religion, language, the natural sciences and the social sciences. 

You will explore the theories of the great philosophers, while developing and applying your own critical and logical powers to the analysis of philosophical arguments. 

Taught by academic staff engaged in world-class research, you will build many skills vital for a successful career, including analytical thinking, creative problem-solving, the ability to construct arguments, to write clearly and persuasively, and to explain complex information. 

Career options

Our graduates use their exceptional reasoning and analytical skills to go into professions such as politics, the civil service, journalism, business, commerce and law. Many of our philosophy graduates also go onto master’s degrees and PhD study. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If you are applying to university from the UK or European Union (EU) you must submit your UCAS application between September and 15 January.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Critical Thinking and Logic
  • Philosophical Ethics
  • Metaphysics and Mind
  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy Text Tutorial Study

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Level;
  • a pass in one subject at GCE Advanced Level plus (a) passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Subsidiary Level, or (b) a Vocational A-Level Single Award, or (c) two Vocational A-Level part Awards;
  • a Vocational A-Level Double Award; or
  • a Vocational A-Level Single Award plus (a) two Vocational A-Level part Awards, or (b) passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Subsidiary Level; or
  • a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma; or
  • a Scottish Certificate of Education with (a) passes in five subjects, including at least three at Higher grade, or (b) passes in four subjects all at Higher grade or New Higher grade

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13145 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13145 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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