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Philosophy at Southampton scored 94% for overall satisfaction in the NSS 2014 and are 8th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2016

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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 achieved the 7th highest score in the UK for published work in the 2014 REF and have an exceptional breadth of expertise and research interests from mind to morals, to Plato and Wittgenstein.

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  • 2015/07/03

    Philosopher elected to The Royal Society of Literature

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  • 2015/06/11

    Philosophy at Southampton rank 8th in the Guardian League Table

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  • 2015/05/01

    British Society of Aesthetics annual graduate conference 2016

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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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“I’d definitely recommend others to study on the course, the Philosophy department are really good. The staff are really friendly and there’s a cosy, family atmosphere which is great. ”

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