Philosophy and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Exeter

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Course info

UCAS CODE VL52
This programme allows you to apply analytical-philosophical skills to the study of political events and theories. Philosophy and politics overlap considerably when it comes to discussing concepts of ‘state’, ‘democracy’ and ‘public good’, and yet both disciplines have their own methodologies and styles. This programme will enable you to become familiar with the best known approaches and appreciate their complementary nature. Studying Philosophy will give you the opportunity to discuss ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Philosophy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
16th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
13th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
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 - 85 = 15% 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
£24,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£21,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
58%
Government & Politics
48%
Economics
31%
English Literature
30%
Mathematics
23%

Philosophy

Tuition fees

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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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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£20,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£20,000 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

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Jo
26 Jan 20

Philosophy BA (Hons)

I have now finished University but overall: 1. I loved the course itself, particularly in 2nd/3rd year when you had a...
SR
Student Reviewer
19 Oct 18

Philosophy and Theology BA (Hons)

Great teaching but I really do not feel like £9,000+ worth of debt is...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 27 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 52%
3 star 15%
2 star 0%
1 star 7%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,694 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 46%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Laver Building Exeter
Devon
EX4 4QE United Kingdom Nearest train station: St James' Park   0.4 miles away

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