Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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UCAS CODE V500
One of the world’s oldest academic subjects, philosophy asks vital questions about the world and how we understand it. Is there such a thing as evil? Are we ever truly free to act? How do we know what we know – if we can ever know anything at all?This fascinating and challenging degree will enable you to think clearly, construct well-planned arguments and learn to defend them, plus give you the chance to explore ideas and approaches across the full range of topics in philosophy.Core modules ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | 22-SEP-21

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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39th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
16th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
22nd

Start date and duration

Start date
22-SEP-21
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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
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Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Philosophy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
53%
Religious Studies & Theology
35%
History
29%
English Literature
26%
Biology
23%

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Latest Philosophy reviews

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Freya
20 Feb 20

Philosophy BA (Hons)

Amazing start to uni, very welcoming with great academic and social...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 39 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds
LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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