It ranked 5th in the UK and 10th in the world in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, and 3rd in the UK and 1st in London for both quality and power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
We have particular research strengths in:
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As well as the single honours Philosophy BA, we offer a wide range of combined honours degrees with French, German, Hispanic Studies, Mathematics, Physics, and War Studies. We are also significant contributors to the BAs in Liberal Arts, Philosophy, Politics, and Law, and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and offer core modules for the BSc in Psychology and the MBBS for medical students.
We have an extremely popular MA and offer two Postgraduate Research degrees: the structured MPhilStud, combining individually taught areas of study with a supervised dissertation, and the standard PhD. Many students move from the former to the latter.
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