Department of Philosophy

Undergraduate degrees (BA, BSc) - Philosophy

  • Learn with innovative, award-winning researchers with international reputations.
  • We offer a broad range of interests, with particular strengths in ethics, metaphysics, language, and aesthetics.
  • Opportunities to study abroad, learning new cultures and enhancing your CV.  
  • Gain key transferable skills that employers really value.

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Our degrees

Visit the prospectus pages for full details of modules and entry requirements. You can also watch some of our tutors describe the modules they teach in 60 seconds (approximately!) in our module in a minute series

Single honours

Philosophy BA

Joint honours


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I love it here - the department is amazingly supportive, the course is varied and extremely interesting, and the campus provides a beautiful place to study.

 Boo Jackson, BA Philosophy 


How we help you learn


Tom Ivens, BA Philosophy, describes what it's like to study Philosophy at Nottingham.


Beyond your course


Supporting your studies

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There's so much freedom to choose particular areas that you are interested in to study in depth. The lecturers are extremely approachable and break even the most difficult concepts down with ease.

 Michaela Lawson, BA Philosophy 


Few people think they study philosophy at school. In reality almost everyone does!

Department of Philosophy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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