Philosophy BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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Course info

UCAS CODE V500
This degree explores philosophical questions like the nature of existence, mind and body, knowledge, goodness and beauty. Newcastle is a top 10 UK university for philosophy, providing a thorough grounding in the main branches of philosophy, in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as non-Western thought.

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
50th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-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 - 97 = 3% 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
£19,000

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

Philosophy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
66%
Biology
44%
Mathematics
24%
Religious Studies & Theology
23%
English Literature
21%

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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

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Georgia
14 Feb 20
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Holly
14 Feb 20

Philosophy BA (Hons)

I've very much enjoyed it, although think the workload gets too heavy at certain points- they should spread it out...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 9 reviews

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Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
23rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, and reputation for academic excellence. It is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, and is known for world-class research and innovative teaching methods across a comprehensive portfolio of subject areas. There is an enrolled population of around 28,000 students from over 140 countries, and the teaching faculty have been recognised for their quality with a Gold standard rating in the most recent TEF assessment — the highest available. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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