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History and Philosophy (Hons)

University of Sussex

36 months
18500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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With History and Philosophy (Hons) degree provided by University of Sussex you explore alternative approaches to both fields, as well as the expected ones.


Philosophy encourages you to consider universal questions about human behaviour. In History, you look at how these have affected society at key moments in time.

At Sussex, you will join a politically and philosophically engaged community as well as benefiting from resources such as The Keep – an archive centre close to campus.


With a History and Philosophy (Hons) degree at University of Sussex, you will gain analytical, communication, writing and research skills. This means you could go on to further study or sectors such as:

  • production companies and broadcasters
  • the Civil Service, the Government and health service
  • heritage and museums.

You can also attend career events where you can meet graduate employers. Outside the classroom, you can join our Philosophy Society where you:

  • get involved in philosophical debates
  • attend talks by visiting speakers
  • network with other philosophy students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reason and Argument
  • The Early Modern World
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • The Making of the Modern World
  • Existentialism
  • Science and Reason
  • Truth and Morality: The Meaning of Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: 30 -32 points overall from the full IB Diploma.
  • European Baccalaureate: Overall result of at least 75% to 77%.
  • You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.
  • We take the EPQ into account when considering your application and it can be useful in the summer when your results are released if you have narrowly missed the conditions of your offer.  We do not routinely include the EPQ in the conditions of your offer but we sometimes offer alternative conditions that include the EPQ. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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