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Philosophy and History BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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( 4.2) 1399 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE VV51
A Philosophy and History degree at Southampton provides you with an opportunity to explore the events and ideas which have shaped, and continue to shape, the world around us. This programme builds on our strengths in philosophy and history, benefiting in particular from historiography in history and from philosophy’s interest in the history of ideas. We also offer many opportunities to take modules outside your main degree subjects and to study abroad.

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
21st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
18th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK History graduate salary
£20,000

Philosophy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
59%
Psychology
44%
English Literature
35%
Mathematics
15%
Biology
15%

Philosophy

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£17,560 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 19 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 58%
3 star 10%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,396 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 58%
3 star 11%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%
University of Southampton
CompUniGuide ranking
20th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Southampton is one of the founding members of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Currently it is ranked as a top 25 university in the Whatuni student rankings. There are five campuses in Southampton, as well as Winchester School of Art and University of Southampton Malaysia, with more than 21,900 students currently enrolled at the University. Southampton offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the following academic areas: arts and humanities, engineering and physical sciences, environmental and life sciences, medicine, and social sciences. University of Southampton students on Whatuni say: “Excellent - friendly atmosphere and students, great union, course is wonderful and accommodating and university is beautiful. Would highly recommend UoS to anyone.

Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield Southampton
Hampshire
SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away

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