(Hons) Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language

About

On this course you will explore the full richness of philosophy, both past and present. The courses span the range of philosophical questions and different philosophical traditions, ensuring you are able to achieve a balanced understanding of the subject. If your interests are life, the universe and everything in it, and you want to develop a rich set of life-enhancing skills, the power to influence others and initiate change, then Philosophy is for you.

Features and benefits of the course
  • You will be able to study philosophy on its own or in combination with another subject (psychology, politics, international politics, sociology, or english).
  • The philosophy degree is graded as excellent in the most recent teaching quality audit.
  • The focus is teaching. We have gained excellent results some of the best in the country in the National Student Survey.
  • The philosophy team is friendly, supportive, and passionate about the subject. Together they provide a stimulating environment for new students of philosophy.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If they receive your application after the 15 January deadline and up until 30 June, they will still consider it if there are places available on the course, but some of the most popular courses may already be full.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Death, God and the Meaning of Life
  • Ethics and Social Philosophy
  • Introduction to the History of Philosophy
  • Mind, Reason and Reality

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

UCAS TARIFF POINTS/GRADES REQUIRED

104-112

Minimum 104 at A2 or equivalent (such as BTEC National Extended Diploma at Level 3 DMM or Advanced Diploma).

SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE POINTS

26

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    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 Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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