What will I learn?

Philosophy is an engaging yet demanding activity that will challenge your thinking, giving you a greater understanding of your own nature and that of the world around you. You will need genuine intellectual curiosity and a willingness to carefully weigh up different points of view.

We will give you the tools to think seriously and independently about major philosophical questions. Studying original texts from great minds both past and present you will learn to form, develop and defend your own answers.

Along the way you will develop valuable skills in reasoning, analysis, creative problem-solving and communication, equipping you for a wide range of careers.

Course content

Taught by world-leading experts and with the opportunity to gain a solid grounding in the latest research, Philosophy at York enables you to become an independent scholar, growing and developing intellectually.

Teaching and assessment

Your skills and knowledge will be developed through a range of teaching methods.

Careers and skills

Philosophy develops skills that are in great demand by employers and graduates have a lot of choice when it comes to which career path they follow.

Which department am I in?

Philosophy

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,600.00 (US$ 26,565) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

October 2022

Venue

Main Site

Heslington,

York,

YO10 5DD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Essential Subjects:Physics and Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A are essential.Information: Applicants taking Science A Levels that include a practical component will be required to pass.

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

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About University of York

“The University of York is based in the historic city of York, regularly named one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.”

  • 94 per cent graduate employment rate
  • Part of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK universities
  • York is consistently ranked as one of the top UK universities
  • International scholarships available

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