Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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Course info

UCAS CODE V500
Our degree is broad and flexible. You can select to study key central areas of philosophy such as metaphysics, knowledge, ethics, religion, mind, logic, language or political philosophy. You can also choose options which are highly relevant in today’s world but which are not commonly offered elsewhere. These include philosophy of education, philosophy of law, philosophy of medicine, global justice, climate change, film and philosophy, classical Chinese philosophy, and feminism. You can also ... 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.
7th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
28th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 95 = 5% 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, May 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
62%
Religious Studies & Theology
30%
English Literature
29%
History
27%
Biology
20%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£19,050 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
SR
Student Reviewer
09 Jan 18

Pretty good experience although sometimes doesn't seem worth 9K a...
SR
Student Reviewer
02 Mar 15

Philosophy BA (Hons)

Excellent students union, vast range of extracurricular activities and freedom to start new societies/teams. wide range...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 10 reviews

5 star 10%
4 star 70%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,164 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 50%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Sheffield

Western Bank Sheffield
S10 2TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.7 miles away

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