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Philosophy, Religion and Ethics with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Foundation yearThe foundation year of the programme provides people with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the Department of Philosophy. It is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.This year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full and part-time degree level study. You'll be learning alongside other students who are studying for a number of different degrees, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.This foundation year also includes a range of opportunities to become involved in the life of the Department of Philosophy.Progression to the Department of PhilosophyStudents will progress to the Department of Philosophy after completing their foundation year, subject to meeting progression thresholds which differ across courses and departments. These will be discussed with applicants at interview. These thresholds can also be found by searching for the relevant degree course within the University's Programme Regulations Finder and viewing information relating to 'Year 0'.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,050per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

Students must demonstrate that you meet the University of Sheffield's minimum academic entry requirements for English language (normally demonstrated by GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent). A minimum GCSE grade D/3 in Mathematics (or equivalent) may also be required. A GCSE grade C/4 may be required for some science programmes. You will be asked to complete literacy and numeracy assessments as part of the DLL selection process. The outcome of these tests will be used in admissions decisions.

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 52 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    144 68%

    21st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    19th

    14

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