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Philosophy BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course info

UCAS CODE V501
OverviewTake on the big questions that have mystified humanity since the dawn of consciousness and discover how the greatest minds have tried to answer them. Learn to engage philosophical methods in everyday life, and develop key transferable skills for your future career.Our BA (Hons) Philosophy degree will introduce you to the biggest puzzles that have fascinated humans for centuries. You’ll consider questions such as ‘who are we?’, ‘what can we know?’ and ‘what should we do to lead ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
120th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
113th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
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 - 80 = 20% 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
£20,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£19,000

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

Philosophy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
69%
Sociology
27%
Religious Studies & Theology
23%
English Literature
22%
Biology
18%

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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£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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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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International Students
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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
SR
Student Reviewer
29 Feb 16

Philosophy BA (Hons)

Better than I thought...
SR
Student Reviewer
26 Feb 16

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 4 reviews

5 star 0%
4 star 100%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,275 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 51%
3 star 22%
2 star 2%
1 star 2%
Anglia Ruskin University
CompUniGuide ranking
113th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Anglia Ruskin University has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough, plus many partner colleges and institutions across the UK and globally. Students from 177 countries study with them across four continents. ARU is well regarded for its health and social care courses. You can also study the arts, humanities, education, computing and technology, engineering, law, business, economics, life sciences and more, including medicine at Essex’s only School of Medicine. Research across six key study-areas continues to build on the university’s growing reputation.

Where you'll study

Anglia Ruskin University

East Road Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 1PT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.4 miles away

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