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Course Details

Philosophy BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Take on the big questions that have mystified humanity since the dawn of consciousness and discover how the greatest minds have tried to answer them on our full-time Philosophy degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a semester. Learn to use philosophical methods in your everyday life, and develop skills in problem solving and critical thinking for your future career.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year one
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • A History of Ideas in 8 Objects
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Words and Language
  • optional modules
  • Issues in Contemporary Philosophy: Knowledge, Reality and Value
Year Two
  • Ethics
  • The Rationalists: Early Modern Philosophy
  • Kant and the Empiricists
  • Mind and World
  • optional modules
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Applied Ethics
  • Existence and Authenticity
  • Working with Philosophy
  • Aspects of Artificial Intelligence
  • core modules
Year Three
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • Varieties of Scepticism
  • optional modules
  • Experiencing God
  • Enlightenment and Modernity: The Philosophical Legacy
  • Philosophies of Language and the Body
  • Capitalism, Power and the Discontented
  • Concepts of Good and Evil
  • Philosophy Special Subject
  • Anglia Language Programme




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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