UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide an understanding of a range of central philosophical debates. All major areas of philosophy are available for study, covering branches such as moral and political philosophy, metaphysics and epistemology, and drawing upon the writings of philosophers both ancient and modern to contextualise your studies.

Course Modules

Year 1: Logic and methodology; epistemology and metaphysics; Greek philosophy; modern philosophy; ethics or political philosophy. Years 2 and 3: Topics from Year 1 are followed in greater depth; options.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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78% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 65%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

13% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 30%

Total Coursework: 70%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation