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Philosophy MA (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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Course info

UCAS CODE V502
**Philosophy** is the systematic attempt to arrive at clear answers to profound questions about issues such as knowledge, life, morality, science and human nature using reason and argument. We host reading parties for students in the Highlands, and have a flourishing undergraduate Philosophy Society. We are home to the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience.

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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.
17th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
19th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
29th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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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
Mathematics
42%
Psychology
40%
Biology
33%
English Literature
25%
Religious Studies & Theology
23%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£6,938 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£6,938 per year
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£6,938 per year
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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£17,620 per year
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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 62 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 44%
3 star 4%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 4.4) 4,293 reviews

5 star 54%
4 star 34%
3 star 9%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Glasgow
CompUniGuide ranking
19th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
The University of Glasgow welcomes students from over 140 countries around the world, offering a modern learning environment in the largest city in Scotland. The university consists of four colleges: College of Arts College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences College of Science and Engineering College of Social Sciences There are three main campuses making up the university – Dumfries Campus, surrounded by 85 acres of parkland, Garscube Campus, which is home to the outdoor sports facilities, and the neo–Gothic Main Building at Gilmorehill Campus, which is 3 miles away from the city centre, and so beautiful that even wedding functions are held there! Alumni of the university include seven Nobel Prize winners, a Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity back in 1933.

Where you'll study

University of Glasgow

University Of Glasgow University Avenue Glasgow
Glasgow, City Of
G12 8QQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exhibition Centre   0.4 miles away

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