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Philosophy (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
Typical offer
AAB-ABBView full entry requirements
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

Is there a god? Are our minds separate from our bodies? How much can human beings ever really know? Grapple with some of the most thought-provoking questions in philosophy while developing skills of critical thinking and analysis that will prove invaluable to your future career.

This course will help you develop your own thoughts on philosophical issues and get involved in philosophical debate. In your degree you can:

  • learn about basic philosophical questions such as ethics, reason and responsibility, and appearance and reality

  • apply philosophical thought to language, morality, sex and other important aspects of life

  • study questions such as the duties of affluent people towards those living in poverty around the world

  • develop research and presentation skills

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 296.93 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.