Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE V500
Philosophy is the study of the most general and fundamental features of reality - including ourselves - and the knowledge and beliefs we have about that reality which are embodied in our concepts, theories and practices.The BA (Hons) in Philosophy course enables you to learn how to develop and justify your own answers to some of the most fundamental and important questions:- Can I know that Im not trapped inside The Matrix?- What makes something the morally right thing to do?- Do we have free ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Philosophy

Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
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Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: HESA, 2018

Philosophy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
50%
Religious Studies & Theology
31%
English Literature
28%
History
24%
Mathematics
23%

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Student rating ( 4.1) 14 reviews

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4 star 64%
3 star 14%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,464 reviews

5 star 33%
4 star 51%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Manchester

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M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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