Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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UCAS CODE V500
Philosophy can be transformative. You can do it for its own sake as well as for its ability to shape lives, institutions, and society.You might be full of curiosity and wonder, anger and injustice, confusion or a desire to make sense of yourself and the world. Philosophy covers all these bases. And more.The first year gives you a solid foundation in the essentials of ethics, reasoning and logic. You also explore philosophies beyond the Western tradition and learn how to apply philosophy to ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
37th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
24th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
25th

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 - 92 = 8% 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 2021

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
54%
Religious Studies & Theology
35%
English Literature
30%
History
25%
Biology
22%

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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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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£19,000 per year
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£19,000 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
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Zak
14 Apr 21

Philosophy BA (Hons)

My overall experience of university has been positive and filled with fond memories. The teaching as a whole was good,...
SR
Student Reviewer
23 Feb 17

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 19 reviews

5 star 53%
4 star 42%
3 star 0%
2 star 5%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,063 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 52%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of Nottingham

University Park Nottingham
NG7 2RD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Beeston  1.1 miles away

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