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English and Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

English and Philosophy are mutually supportive subjects that provide distinct but corresponding methodologies for our understanding of the world. The joint study of English literary cultures (including poetry, prose, theatre, film and creative writing) and Philosophy (including philosophy of language, ethics, metaphysics and logic) will throw you into some of the oldest debates around the very possibility of meaningful life, as well as allowing you to explore and tackle the real-world issues facing our society today, such as global justice, inequality and climate change. Our world-leading research, active student community and civic ethos makes Sheffield one of the world's most exciting places to study English and Philosophy. Our academic staff are experts in their field and use their cutting-edge research to inform their teaching and the content of the modules that you'll study. They're also passionate, dedicated teachers who work tirelessly to ensure their students are inspired.The academic aptitude and practical skills you will develop throughout your degree will give you a huge range of career options after university. Our graduates have gone onto careers in journalism, the charity sector, marketing and communications, theatre and television production, PR, copywriting, publishing, teaching, web development, accountancy, and speech and language therapy, among many other fields.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 100 6

    16th out of 51 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    149 73%

    20th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    23rd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    87th

    38
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    146 71%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    30th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    27th

    8

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