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Portuguese and Philosophy MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RV55

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Portuguese is the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. From Brazil to Mozambique, the many countries where it's spoken have fascinatingly rich and varied cultures.Studying Portuguese and philosophy, which has been at the core of Western intellectual life for at least 2,500 years, helps us understand the world in which we live now, as well as shedding light on the past. **Portuguese**You will receive intensive training in the written and spoken aspects of the Portuguese language. You'll also be introduced to an extraordinary range of literature, film and theatre from Europe, Latin America and Lusophone Africa. **Philosophy**Studying philosophy, you'll explore and analyse how philosophers past and present have understood the world, and the arts of:* argument* critical enquiry* reasoning* clarity of expression**Year abroad**We are unique in Scotland in offering students a full academic year abroad within the four-year honours programme, regardless of whether you spend the year studying or working.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: a language other than English at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 49 19

    13th out of 51

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    180 92%

    10th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    6th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    40th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    166 80%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    16th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    47th

    3

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