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Philosophy and Sociology with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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( 4.1) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE VL36
A Philosophy and Sociology degree at Southampton provides you with an opportunity to explore the processes which lie behind social change, as well as the ideas and ideals driving behind them. This programme explores human nature, the relationship between the individual and society, and the nature of social institutions. This degree will also give you the opportunity to go abroad for your third year to continue your studies at one of our partner institutes, enabling you to broaden your horizons. ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Philosophy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
71st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 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 - 91 = 9% 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
£20,000

Sociology

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

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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
45%
Sociology
36%
English Literature
27%
History
20%
Music
20%

Philosophy

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
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
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
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
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£18,520 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
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
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£18,520 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 17 reviews

5 star 36%
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3 star 11%
2 star 0%
1 star 5%

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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,213 reviews

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3 star 13%
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University of Southampton
CompUniGuide ranking
15th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
One of the founding members of the prestigious Russell Group, The University of Southampton offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The university specializes in several academic subject areas, including: Arts and Humanities Engineering and Physical Sciences Environmental and Life Sciences Medicine Social sciences Ranked in the top 15 of UK universities by the Complete University Guide, 2022, it has around 22,000 students studying across its multiple campuses. It has five campuses in Southampton, as well as Winchester School of Art and University of Southampton Malaysia. University of Southampton students on Whatuni say: “Great university experience. Loved my first-year accommodation, and really like the campus and facilities.” “Overall, brilliant time.

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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