Physics and Philosophy MPhysPhil

University of Oxford

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UCAS CODE VF53
This course combines the most rigorous and fundamental subjects in the sciences and the arts. Physics is concerned with unravelling the complexities of the universe from the smallest to the largest scale. Philosophy deals with foundational questions of the most general kind: what there is, what we know and how we came to know it, and how we ought to act and structure our lives. Central to both subjects is the development and application of clear and precise thinking to foundational problems, ... READ MORE

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Full time | Balliol | 3 - 4 Years | OCT-21

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Philosophy
WUSCA student ranking
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61st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
2nd
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Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
3 - 4 Yea...
3 - 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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£28,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£22,000

Physics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physics graduate salary at this uni
£30,000
UK Physics graduate salary
£27,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Physics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
99%
Physics
97%
Further Mathematics
94%
Chemistry
59%
Economics
6%

Philosophy

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Latest Philosophy reviews

Philosophy
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Naomi
07 Dec 18

Fun social side, hard...
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M
12 Jan 18

Very rewarding in terms of opportunities available and the networking...

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 33 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 57%
3 star 18%
2 star 3%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 917 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 52%
3 star 10%
2 star 2%
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Where you'll study

University of Oxford

Balliol Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oxford  0.4 miles away

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