BA Philosophy

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
October
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 58,353

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: A*A*A
  • IB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level

English language requirements

  • IELTS – normally a minimum overall grade of 7.5, usually with 7.0 or above in each element
  • EU students – a high grade in English taken as part of a leaving examination (eg the European/French Baccalaureate, Abitur etc) may be acceptable
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English – grade A or B
  • Singapore Integrated Programme (SIP) – may be considered an acceptable English language qualification

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Metaphysics and Philosophy of Mind
  • Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • Logic (A Level/IB Higher Level Mathematics isn't necessary for this)
  • Set Texts, such as Plato’s Meno, Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, and J S Mill’s On Liberty and The Subjection of Women

Year 2

  • Metaphysics and Epistemology
  • Logic
  • Ethics
  • Greek and Roman Philosophy (from Classics)
  • Modern and Medieval Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Political Philosophy
  • Experimental Psychology (from Natural Sciences, involving practical work)

Year 3

  • European Philosophy from Kant
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Aesthetics

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