About this course
Is there a god? Are our minds separate from our bodies? How much can we ever really know? On this 3-year BA Philosophy degree, you'll grapple with some of the most profound questions. You'll also develop critical thinking and analysis skills that will be essential in your future career.
This course will help you develop your own thoughts on abstract issues and introduce you to philosophical debate. You'll explore questions in core areas, such as:
philosophy of mind
You'll apply philosophical thought to practical questions on subjects including:
sex and gender
As part of this course you can:
get involved in many events, including talks by visiting philosophers and activities arranged by the student-led Philosophy Society
take part in the Philosophy Café, where you can discuss philosophy in an informal, relaxed atmosphere
develop research and presentation skills
choose from a wide range of optional modules to follow your interests
explore subjects as varied as scriptwriting and Islamic philosophy
This degree is also offered with a year studying abroad.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.