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Philosophy BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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( 4.1) 1034 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE V500
Are you looking to make sense of the world around you and to understand your place in it? Do you have a curious and inquisitive mind and are looking for a subject that teaches you how to think clearly and question perceptively, one that will sharpen your analytical skills and critical thinking? If so, then Philosophy is for you.At Royal Holloway we have a unique approach to the subject that looks beyond the narrow confines of the Anglo-American analytic or the European tradition of philosophy ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
49th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
16th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-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 - 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
£21,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2020

Entry requirements
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

Philosophy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
74%
English Literature
29%
Biology
25%
Religious Studies & Theology
22%
History
20%

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
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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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£17,300 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
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Anisah
31 Oct 18
SR
Student Reviewer
07 Dec 16

Philosophy BA (Hons)

alright, pretty standard. second year is a lot better than...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 14 reviews

5 star 15%
4 star 57%
3 star 28%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,034 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 55%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University Of London Egham Hill Egham
Surrey
TW20 0EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Egham  0.6 miles away

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