Go beyond rote learning to gain the critical, analytical and intellectual skills that make employers sit up and take notice. Studying philosophy at Hull means doing philosophy: engaging with current issues and emerging philosophical challenges. In doing that, you'll build and use the skills and methods that only a training in philosophy can provide.
- Gain key skills and attributes to face a challenging and ever-changing world.
- Take part in fortnightly debates with staff, fellow students and eminent visiting experts.
Foundation Year Compulsory modules Politics, War and Ethics English Language for Academic Purposes 1 English Language for Academic Purposes 2 Academic Study Skills The Power of Ideas Introduction to Study in the Humanities Year 1 Compulsory modules The Problems of Philosophy Reason, Logic and Argument Science and Society Philosophy, History and Ideology The Philosophy of Contemporary Thought and Culture God, Evil and the Meaning of Life Year 2 Compulsory modules Moral Philosophy 20th Century Philosophy Contemporary Epistemology Philosophical Research Methods Mind, Brain and Behaviour Optional modules Theorising Gender Environmental Philosophy Year 3 Compulsory module Philosophy Dissertation Optional modules Contemporary Aesthetics Wittgenstein on Knowledge and Certainty Gender, Science and Knowledge Key Philosophical Thinkers Confucian Philosophy Detection, Depiction, Deception All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.