B.A. Philosophy (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

The University of Kent offers the BA in Philosophy (Hons) degree course. As a student of Philosophy at Kent, you do not so much learn about philosophy as learn to do it yourself. This includes not only studying major philosophies and philosophers, but also contributing your own ideas to an ongoing dialogue.

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Philosophy
Ethics
Metaphysics
University

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to Philosopy: Logic and Reasoning
  • Philosophical Reading and Writing (core)
  • Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Metaphysics
  • Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics
  • Existentialism
  • Politics, Rights and Applied Ethics

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Normative Ethics
  • Justice, Violence and the State
  • Continental Philosophy: Kant's Critique of Pure Reason
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Language

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy Dissertation
  • Knowledge and Metaphysics: Descartes to Kant
  • Philosophy Extended Essay
  • Aesthetics
  • Metaphysics, Truth and Relativism
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Advanced Topics in Mind and Language
  • Logic