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Philosophy & Ethics and Special Educational Needs (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

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UCAS CODE: XV16

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • 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.**Philosophy & Ethics**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.**Special Educational Needs**Studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope University will enable you to understand the relationship between disability and education and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to educate others about the nature of disability. The degree incorporates insights from education, as well as drawing on work in the arts, humanities and health care, to ensure you gain a broad and balanced understanding of the principal features of education in a wide range of contexts.A central aspect of the course is an understanding of medical and social constructions of Special Educational Needs and Disability, the legal requirements regarding provision for SEN/Disability and a critical understanding of past and contemporary practices. You will gain a knowledge and understanding of the global perspectives on special education and disability, and issues relating to children and families, as well as having the ability to critically engage with professional expertise.Special Educational Needs (SEN) is an interdisciplinary subject underpinned by the work of the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies (CCDS). You will become a professional who is knowledgeable and skilled in this field. You will enter your professional life recognising the importance of compassion and understanding of your work with, and on behalf of, those who are disabled and/or identified as having a special educational need.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,400per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 72

Applicants must achieve a minimum of 72 UCAS points for entry on to this course.

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University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 84 11

    35th out of 51 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 60%

    33rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    48th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    109 53%

    37th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    30th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    12th

    9

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