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Global Studies and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This diverse degree will provide you with a detailed understanding of both global studies and philosophy. Global Studies at NTU will give you the opportunity to focus on developing an understanding of social, cultural and political changes and how this affects global trends and tensions. Philosophy will encourage you to study the philosophical problems which today's decision makers face while learning how to critically question the world.GLOBAL STUDIES at NTU will allow you to study a variety of world views surrounding intercultural communications, globalised media and world cities. You’ll gain a well-rounded knowledge of the global dimensions which affect social, cultural, political and economic issues. The course investigates the inequalities that are posed and are being posed onto developing countries and through this you'll recognise global trends and tensions. This diverse course will allow you to engage with the world as a global citizen whilst supplying you with the tools to succeed in the growing international workplace. PHILOSOPHY will encourage you to enhance your power of argument, critical thinking and the way that you conceptualise answers to some of the world's ultimate questions. The course is taught by active philosophy researchers and they'll help you to examine the links between philosophical ideas and everyday life, and has been designed in order to help you think more clearly and more critically about the world in which you live. You'll examine historical ideas of philosophy as well as some of the philosophical problems which are faced by today's leading decision makers. This Philosophy course is ranked Top 16 in the Guardian League Tables 2021. The Global Studies aspect of this degree will enhance your global citizen competencies which are needed to work in international institutions and various fields of languages alongside gaining a qualification tailored to the international workplace. You'll also be able to spot global trends, international cultures and how the world is interconnected. The course encourages you to analyse various forms of communication such as; non-verbal, spoken and unconscious communication and global communication. Philosophy will allow you to question the world in a critical way, developing excellent written and oral communication skills which you will use to recognise global trends and become articulate in debates. The ability to question the world is an important skill which is recognised by many of today's leading employers. Our recent graduates from this course have pursued a range of careers including; teaching, various language and linguistic fields, civil service and law. 93% of our Philosophy joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 51 8

    58th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    115 56%

    34th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    39th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    9th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    110 57%

    64th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    26th

    3

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