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Course summary

By examining life's fundamental questions, philosophy helps to shape the way we think about the world, developing our creativity, rationality and critical thinking skills. A philosophy degree can teach you to explore theoretical problems and apply your solutions to practical situations in the real world, from artificial intelligence to human creativity. Study a visionary, future-focused philosophy course that tackles key global contemporary issues, including environmental sustainability, the future of work, health and wellbeing, and sex and gender. UWE Bristol is a member of the British Philosophical Association and a branch of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, so you’ll benefit from the latest resources and insight. Through collaborative, interdisciplinary learning with an applied approach, you’ll gain real world experience, underpinned by traditional philosophical theories and approaches. Learn how to analyse complex issues from different perspectives, present logical, reasoned arguments, and communicate concepts and opinions with clarity and precision. Studying BA(Hons) Philosophy will transform you into an innovative thinker who’s able to bring new perspectives to many professions. Our graduates are in demand across journalism, banking, law, business, healthcare and social work, plus teaching and research, offering you broad career opportunities.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

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Philosophy at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS