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Philosophy and Politics BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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( 4.2) 1673 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE VL52
A joint degree in Philosophy and Politics allows you to study and debate philosophical questions such as How should we live? Is there a God? Whilst exploring some of the themes, concepts and events that have shaped the contemporary political scene. Learning from academics in the field you will be given the opportunity to develop an understanding of contemporary issues in both subjects. For example, what obligations do we have to the state? Can ideas change the world? How should we think about ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
19th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
Full Time
3 Years

Philosophy

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

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£18,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, January 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
History
55%
Government & Politics
40%
Economics
26%
English Literature
24%
Mathematics
22%

Philosophy

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,700 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: For international applicants, any annual increase will be capped at 4% of the previous year’s fee..

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Latest Philosophy reviews

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 19 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 63%
3 star 10%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,673 reviews

5 star 39%
4 star 50%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Lancaster University

Admissions Bailrigg Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4YW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lancaster  1.7 miles away

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