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History and Philosophy of Science and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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UCAS CODE VL5F
History and Philosophy of Science is concerned with what science is and also its role in society. Using philosophical, historical and social perspectives you’ll explore the history of scientific thought, the links between magic, science and religion and the nature of scientific knowledge.Politics examines the institutions and practices of modern political systems, as well as the theories that underpin them and the ways in which they shape, and are shaped by, society.Throughout your course, core ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 23-SEP-20

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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20th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
14th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

History

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 98 = 2% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£20,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Government & Politics
50%
History
48%
Economics
30%
English Literature
28%
Mathematics
18%

History

Philosophy

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Latest Philosophy of Science reviews

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Alex
24 Oct 18

Informative and interesting lectures. Great facilities for sport, academics and theatre and great food. Brilliant...
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04 Apr 14

History and Philosophy of Science PhD

Overall university is a great experience. University isn't for everyone so don't feel pressured to go. If you feel like...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 1,794 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds
LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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