Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Thought BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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( 4.3) 1513 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE V551
This degree explores three different yet closely related specialisms as they relate to a key subject: the nature of the mind.Combining philosophy, psychology, and the history of ideas and science, this varied and interesting degree allows you to explore the most fundamental questions about our minds.You’ll utilise scientific, philosophical and historical methods to understand what the mind is and how it works. You’ll also examine the mechanisms of the brain, childhood development, mental... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 23-SEP-20

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Philosophy
WUSCA student ranking
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20th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2019
19th

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-20
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, 2018

2:1 or above
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Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
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After 6 months
Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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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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Student rating ( 4.3) 1,513 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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