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We have been ranked in the top ten departments worldwide for four consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings and 1st for research environment in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2021).
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.
A world-leading thriving centre for quality philosophical research.
Alumni relations and other information for past Department of Philosophy graduates
A full list of the Department's international partnerships
The Department has ongoing partnerships with a variety of cultural and educational organisations