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Philosophy and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why Philosophy and Politics?**Our Philosophy and Politics degree will help you grow your intellectual initiative and confidence to make positive contributions on the most pressing issues of our age. Gaining deep insights about what it means to be human and how best we can live together, you’ll learn to apply ideas in ways which will make a difference to you and your communities. With excellent support from our expert tutors and through small group discussions with fellow students, you’ll consider key issues of value, equality, identity and power, while module options will allow you to match your study to your own interests and goals. Topics range from populism, truth and the media, to looking beyond good and evil, from ideologies, systems and institutions, to philosophy and literature.Our course provides valuable opportunities to take your learning into the wider world, through UK and international field trips, along with placements and project work in professional and lived contexts. Previous students have visited destinations in the USA, Canada, India and Spain and have experienced hands-on engagement work with environmental, business and socio-political groups. This mix of advanced knowledge and practical experience will empower you to become a sophisticated, creative and valuable thinker, with investigative, analytical research and communication skills. These highly desirable abilities will prepare you for a career in a range of roles in the third sector, journalism, politics, teaching, marketing and many other industries.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.**Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 81 1

    47th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    16th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    103 49%

    47th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    9th

    41

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