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Philosophy and Psychology BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.Philosophy and psychology offer complementary approaches to some of the most intriguing and long-running intellectual challenges to face humankind. The course involves the scientific and the conceptual study of the mind, to explain human behaviour and understand consciousness, and philosophy gives you a broader understanding of the world around.You will look at philosophical topics about knowledge, ethics, language and the nature of the mind and world from both historical and contemporary perspectives. You will learn reasoning skills, how to evaluate arguments and be encouraged to present and defend your own views. Second year modules include the Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Science, which specifically address philosophical questions concerning psychology. In psychology, you will learn about what the latest psychology research, including studies published by our own friendly and approachable staff, tells us about human behaviour from social, developmental, biological and cognitive perspectives. We will show you how to design and conduct your own psychological studies in our well-equipped laboratories, using a range of techniques including interviews, surveys and experiments. You will also learn about how our understanding of psychology changes over time.Philosophy and psychology teach a wide range of research and problem solving skills which are highly valued by employers. Keele Philosophy and Psychology has an excellent graduate recruitment record. Graduates in Philosophy and Psychology have gone on to many different careers, including teaching, the law, financial services, computer programming, artificial intelligence research, advertising, government, publishing, the media and the arts, as well as going on to further study.This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society, a necessary first step for many professional careers in psychology, including becoming a Chartered Psychologist. Psychological careers include clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, occupational or sports psychology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 52 4

    60th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    115 54%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    14th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    122 57%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    18

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