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BA Philosophy
Develop the knowledge and analytical skills to examine today's biggest questions.

BA Philosophy / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BA (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB. (please see entry requirements for full details)
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

6,5,5 at Higher level, 33 points overall.  Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Methods at standard or higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5.

 Applicants not holding GCSE English Language or equivalent must achieve grade 5 in standard or higher level English. 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

In 2017 there were approximately 381 applications for 40 places for this degree.

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • 97% of students on our BA Philosophy are satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2016)
  • Are you interested in questions about the nature of reality, knowledge, morality and religion?
  • Would you like to develop your skills related to analytical thinking, reasoned argument and systematic expression of ideas?
  • Are you looking for a flexible course that equips you for further study or the job market?
  • Would you like a chance to study abroad for a semester?
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Open days

  • Find out more and register for an Open Day

Post-offer visits

If you are made an offer we will email you an invitation to visit us late January, February or early March. These afternoons are organised by the School of Social Sciences and include a tour, a talk, refreshments and a chance to talk to students, lecturers and recruitment staff.

If you are visiting Manchester and would like to visit our admissions office please make an appointment in advance. (Call +44 (0)161 275 4470/1473 or email socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk )

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible Home/EU students, including the Manchester Bursary . This bursary is in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Social Sciences Undergraduate Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 4470
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4751
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/socialsciences
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