About this course
On this BA Philosophy degree you'll explore some of our biggest questions and concepts, like morality, existence and god. You'll study global philosophical history and literature, and learn about the major philosophers through time. A placement year abroad will let you experience a new culture and view philosophy from a new perspective. You'll choose a partner university at a placement in Europe, Asia, Australasia or North America.
This course combines a thorough exploration of philosophy with a year studying abroad. You'll learn how to argue and debate and 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 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.