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Philosophy at Southampton scored 94% for overall satisfaction according to the most recent National Student Survey 2014. 

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The diversity of our postgraduate activities ensures a vibrant research culture, with a strong and growing postgraduate community at its heart

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As an international student, you will be warmly welcomed to by a world-class, research institution which values cultural diversity

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Philosophers at Southampton have an exceptional breadth of expertise and our research interests encompass a wide range of topics from mind to morals, and from Plato to Wittgenstein.

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  • 2014/10/23

    Routledge collection edited by Head of Philosophy just published

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    Philosophy PhD student wins Royal Institute of Philosophy bursary

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Outstanding NSS results

  • In the 2014 National Student Survey, BA Philosophy and English at Southampton scored 100% for overall student satisfaction which places us first in the UK.

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