University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Philosophy and Politics University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

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Course summary

The BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics covers a range of approaches. Politics investigates how political structures and ideologies shape our lives and are organised differently around the world. Philosophy is an in-depth study of Western intellectual tradition.

Philosophy seeks to understand, and particularly to question, ideas concerning the nature of reality, value and experience that play a pervasive role in understanding the world and ourselves. The philosophy discipline focuses on problematic concepts, such as existence, reason and truth, which occur in every sphere of human enquiry, but more specifically on problematic concepts that belong to particular areas of thought and practice, such as politics, economics, religion, science and ethics.

How to apply

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Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BC At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects:
English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)
Scottish Higher BBC At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects:
English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £11,650 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For RUK students studying a consecutive four year full-time degree, only years 1, 2 and 3 incur the fees stated, year 4 is free. For 5-year integrated masters degrees these fees are incurred for 4 of the 5 years. For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Clearing contact details

Publicised Clearing Contact

01463 279190

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm Our lines will be open from 9.00am – 6.30pm on Tues 7th August (SQA results day), Weds 8th August and Thurs 9th August


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