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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Philosophy is the systematic attempt to arrive at clear answers to profound questions about issues such as knowledge, life, morality, science and human nature using reason and argument.

We host reading parties for students, usually in the Highlands, and have a flourishing undergraduate Philosophy Society.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will develop transferable skills and attributes which will be valuable in your future career. These include the ability to evaluate arguments and interpret texts, the facility to be analytical, the skill to think and write clearly and precisely, and the capacity to question assumptions.

Some of our graduates go on to study for postgraduate degrees in Philosophy and to teach in universities. Examples of recent destinations for Philosophy graduates include:

  • Hydrogen Group (recruitment consultant)
  • Hopscotch Films (TV researcher)
  • The Guardian (audience editor)
  • Civil Service fast track (Treasury and MoD).

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,400per year

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

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 51 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    164 79%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    11th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    18th

    30

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