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German and Philosophy MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RV25

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

German thought has had a profound impact on philosophy, culture and science. From Arendt to Hegel, Leibnitz to Wittgenstein, many of the most influential European thinkers have come from the German-speaking world.**German**On this programme, you will have the chance to gain professional skills in all aspects of German, including writing, speaking, presenting and translating, thanks to four years of intensive training, including a year abroad.You will also explore German-language literature, film and theatre, all within the context of historical and political developments from the eighteenth century to contemporary times.**Philosophy**We have a strong, historic connection with Philosophy at Edinburgh. We count Adam Ferguson and Sir William Hamilton among our former students. By studying Philosophy, you will learn about the use of:* argument* critical enquiry* reasoning* clarity of expression You will cover the basics of Western philosophy, and explore the different approaches that philosophers have taken. You will also have the opportunity to specialise in the areas that interest you most.**Why Edinburgh?**We are unique in Scotland in offering students a full academic year abroad within the four-year honours programme, regardless of whether you spend the year studying or working. Our language programmes are also extremely flexible. In Years 1 and 2, you will choose option courses from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 40 11

    13th out of 51

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    175 90%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    19th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    29th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    166 80%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    16th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    47th

    3

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