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Computer Science and Philosophy & Ethics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

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UCAS CODE: CS26

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is a four year degree taught at our Hope Park campus. The Foundation Year aims to develop your skills so that after a year, you will be equipped with the necessary skills needed for studying the full BA Hons degree programme.Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.**Computer Science**Computer Science is all about new ideas, new opportunities and fresh thinking. There is no other discipline that can be applied to so many different areas and have such a profound impact on all aspects of society. The dynamism of this exciting subject is reflected in this degree through the study of a range of topics including networks, robotics, internet, and mobile and cutting-edge technologies such as Virtual Reality.Study this degree with us and you will acquire practical skills that are highly sought after by industry, such as programming in C, C++, Java, Lua, Python, C# and low level languages (such as x86 and ARM). Computer Science has a wide-reaching social impact, posing many ethical questions, and these issues are examined at various points during the three years of study.Whilst Computer Science is intellectually challenging, the staff in the department will provide you with close academic support. All staff in the Department are research active and have a varied background in a diverse range of interests, and this enhances your experience by providing a rich curriculum with exposure to multiple approaches and areas of research. If you are enthusiastic, inventive and looking to shape the future, this degree is for you.**Philosophy & Ethics**Philosophy and Ethics explores the big questions of life and morality: on what basis do we judge things good or evil? It challenges you to examine your assumptions, opinions and worldview. Do we need to believe in God for life to have meaning – or have the arguments for the existence of God broken down? What does it mean to be human? Do we have free will, or is our life completely determined?Through close attention to the primary texts of philosophers such as Plato, Aquinas, Descartes, Hume, Kant and Nietzsche, our Philosophy and Ethics degree will help you learn to analyse and evaluate arguments, and to compose and communicate your own ideas in a reasoned way. You will have a grounding in the foundational questions of philosophy. As you progress, you will look in depth at philosophy of religion, political philosophy, applied ethics and issues of human personhood, artificial intelligence and animality.The degree is taught by a core team of critical academics who are passionate about teaching and are internationally recognised researchers and writers. This degree will equip you with the intellectual skills and perspectives needed to face the ethical and ideological challenges of the contemporary world.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,400per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 72

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications

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University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 113 38

    34th out of 51 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    111 50%

    93rd

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    75th

    73
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    4th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    109 53%

    37th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    30th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    12th

    9

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