University of Wolverhampton

Philosophy University of Wolverhampton Degree level: Undergraduate

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“It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.” - René Descartes

The Single (Hons) Philosophy will equip you with unique skills of thinking critically, rigorously and sensitively about matters of utmost importance in living a meaningful life with confidence. You will reflect upon fundamental debates on a wide spectrum of concepts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of art and political philosophy, such as, self, reason, meaning, certainty, freedom, democracy, aesthetic judgement, and social justice. You will be taught by internationally recognised published authors in radical and transdisciplinary thought who will carefully guide you in drawing connections between ideas, concepts, arguments and theories within philosophy. Through engagement with great works of philosophy from a variety of traditions, European and non-European, decolonised and feminist, contemporary and historical, you will learn to address conceptual questions with the benefit of a comparative perspective. We aim to acquaint you with analyses of philosophical problems with a focus on bridging divides between traditions of doing philosophy. You will be introduced to radical and innovative strands of philosophy drawing links between the traditional and the modern in a manner that prepares you to step into the increasingly globalized world of work and companionship with self-assurance.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code Y240
Institution code W75
Campus name University of Wolverhampton
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Wolverhampton
Wulfruna Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1LY


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01902 32 3505