Department of Philosophy

Undergraduate degrees (BA, BSc) - Philosophy

  • An unusually diverse syllabus covering the Indian, Chinese, and Western traditions as well as traditional and emerging areas of thinking.
  • Expertise includes applied, feminist, and social philosophy as well as metaphysics and the philosophy of mind and perception.
  • 87% of BA Philosophy graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduation (Unistats).

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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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Other options

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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.


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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 



Department of Philosophy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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