What will I learn?

This course combines philosophy with the study of French, providing a valuable skill set ideally tailored to the increasingly globalised workplace.In philosophy you will study units covering introduction to philosophy, logic, and realism and normativity. In your first year you will gain a grounding in the fundamentals of philosophy through two mandatory introductory units: one exploring issues in epistemology and metaphysics and the other concerning moral and political philosophy. You will also take a unit exploring critical thinking and logic.In year two you complete your foundation in philosophy with a mandatory unit on realism and normativity and conduct more detailed study in topics ranging from ethics to the philosophy of language.In the final year you may undertake an independent study unit on almost any topic in philosophy, writing an extended essay in consultation with a supervisor. Final-year taught units relate to the research interests of staff in areas ranging from global justice to philosophy of physics.For French, you will study language and culture units, with options ranging from medieval literature to contemporary cinema. You will spend your third year studying or working abroad in a French-speaking environment. For further details of year abroad opportunities visit Global Opportunities.Both departments encourage strong synergy between research and teaching resulting in a vibrant learning environment for students as staff respond to new research in their teaching. This course combination offers an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,100.00 (US$ 26,800) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Senate House,

Tyndall Avenue,

Bristol,

BS8 1TH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is for international students whose first language is not English. Run by our Centre for Academic Language and Development, the one-year programme will prepare you for the undergraduate degree of your choice through tailored English language and academic units. High school diploma: We will consider applicants with a high school diploma (or equivalent) with a GPA of 3.2 minimum (3.4 for competitive courses) and a total of three from the following list: New SAT (evidence-based reading and writing section only) with a minimum of 650; ACT with a minimum score of 24; Any AP subject(s) with a score of at least 4 (more commonly 5); A full-year honors-level course at B+ or a full-year college-level course at B+ or higher; each AP counts towards the three; acceptable examples would include three APs, or two APs and one SAT. Some courses require a specific test score: Any course asking for maths must have specifically AP Calculus BC at grade 5. Engineering courses accept either AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, both AP Physics C, AP Chemistry, or AP Computer Science tests to meet the subject requirement. AP and SAT results can be sent to Bristol via the College Board code 5371. High school diploma and foundation/bridging programme: Applicants who have completed the high school diploma combined with a successfully completed appropriate foundation/bridging programme will be considered for admission to our bachelor’s degree courses. Associate’s degree: An associate’s degree is acceptable for direct entry onto our bachelor’s degree courses. For courses with A-level requirements of A*A*A, a GPA of 3.4 or better is required; For courses with A-level requirements of A*AA, a GPA of 3.3 or better is required; For courses with A-level requirements of AAA, a GPA of 3.2 or better is required; For courses with A-level requirements of AAB, a GPA of 3.1 or better is required; For courses with A-level requirements of ABB, a GPA of 3.0 or better is required. IB Diploma or A-levels: Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A-levels will be considered for direct admission to our bachelor’s degree courses; First year of university Applicants who have successfully completed the first year of a US university degree will be considered for admission to the first year of our bachelor’s degree courses; Students need to have IELTS 6.0 overall with either listening or speaking at 6.5, with no skill below 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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