Philosophy

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,100
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

Philosophy BA will challenge you to develop a strong set of critical, imaginative and informed reasoning skills. It will also deepen your understanding of the nature of the human mind, language, morality and politics, art, science and logic. We offer breadth and variety – from modules focused on individual philosophers, to others built around specific topics such as metaphysics, moral philosophy and environmental ethics. You’ll be introduced to key philosophical issues in your first two years, before focusing in on the areas that interest you most. Along the way, you’ll benefit from the expert insights of your lecturers and tutors, whose own cutting-edge research feeds into course content and keeps you on the frontline of academic thinking. The Philosophy course has consistently achieved top marks for student satisfaction, and your studies will play out in a supportive, vibrant environment with an extremely active Student Philosophy Society. If you want to investigate the burning questions that shape humanity while gaining vital employability skills, choosing Philosophy at the University of Stirling is the perfect starting point.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • PTE
  • IELTS
School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: ABBB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

University of Stirling students with a Philosophy degree have gone on to a diverse range of careers in the civil service, business, law, the social services, environmental management and the media. Some of the graduates are currently working for organisations such as: BAE Systems HM Government Scottish Enterprise University of Sheffield Justice Publishing Wincanton

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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