BA (Hons) Philosophy

Duration: 3 years

Course details

The expert staff of the Department of Philosophy will help you develop your own answers to these great questions through a mixture of lectures on the answers given by great philosophers of the past and present, and seminars aimed at facilitating interaction between student and student, and student and teacher.


Year 1

  • Reason and Argument

  • Knowledge and Freedom

  • Problems in Contemporary Applied Ethics

  • The Value of Knowledge

  • + Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • Foundations of Ethics

  • Phenomenology and Existentialism

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Contemporary Ethical Theory

  • Modern European Thought

  • Philosophy Dissertation

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate

Career possibilities

Graduates in Philosophy obtain work in such fields as advertising, the arts, broadcasting, commerce, the Civil Service, computing, journalism, marketing, politics, law, management, and teaching. You have the opportunity during your degree for a placement with an appropriate partner where you can apply your academic learning to practical contexts and develop a range of skills attractive to future employers.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.