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UCAS CODE: V500

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Philosophy is the study of the most general and fundamental features of reality - including ourselves - and the knowledge and beliefs we have about that reality which are embodied in our concepts, theories and practices.The BA (Hons) in Philosophy course enables you to learn how to develop and justify your own answers to some of the most fundamental and important questions:- Can I know that I'm not trapped inside The Matrix?- What makes something the morally right thing to do?- Do we have free will?- Does God exist?- Is the human mind just a lump of grey matter?While we'll explain some of the existing answers to these questions, and the reasons why one might think those answers are correct, our focus is on learning how to critically assess these arguments and to develop and argue for your own answers.You will develop useful skills including:- how to present an effective and rigorous argument;- how to develop criticisms of other people's arguments and views;- how to explain difficult material clearly and concisely; and- how to deal with the fact that on most of the questions in life, reasonable people can believe radically different things.These skills are value for your career as well as in everyday life, whether you're deciding what to do, having an argument with a friend, or simply reading a newspaper.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,500per year

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A level : ABB

Typical Contextual Offer: BBBApplicants must be studying at least one of the following A-level subjects: Accounting; Economics; Finance; Business Studies; Development Studies; Government and Politics; Economic and Social History; Mathematics; Anthropology; Sociology; Philosophy; Religious Studies; English Language; English Literature; Geography; Psychology; Classical Civilisation; History; Archaeology; Communication Studies; Environmental Studies; World Development; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Modern Languages.

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 52 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    162 76%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    43rd

    26

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