Philosophy

Who we are

Friedrich Nietzsche

Leaders in teaching and research

Our teaching is informed by a broad range of research interests, and the quality of our programmes is reflected in the results of significant reviews and surveys.

Teaching informed by research

We promote an interdisciplinary approach and our cutting-edge research feeds into our academic programmes.

Achieving the highest standards

The University of Southampton is one of the top 15 UK research universities.

Outstanding academics

Our academics' wide range of interests means we can offer a rich and varied curriculum.

Sharing experiences

Find out what our students think about studying here.

Key facts
  • Philosophy at Southampton scored 94% for overall satisfaction in the NSS 2014
  • Philosophers at Southampton achieved the 7th highest score in the UK for published work in the 2014 REF
  • 8th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2016