Bring a clarity and rigour to your thinking about topics such as morality, metaphysics, and art and develop key critical thinking and communications skills sought by graduate employers worldwide.
Philosophy with Art History BA (Hons)
BA (Hons) Philosophy with Art History
100% (National Student Survey)
21st September 2020 / 20th September 2021 (see term dates)
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The Philosophy with Art History BA will help you bring a clarity and rigour to your thinking about topics such as morality, metaphysics, and art. Particularly of interest for you will be the third year philosophy course in Aesthetics – studying the philosophy of beauty and the philosophy of art, ranging from Plato’s claim that we should rid ourselves of all poets to Hegel and Arthur Danto’s assertion that art has ended. You will also, in your minor, study particular artistic media, such as painting, ceramics and architecture. Read more
Teaching & learning
You will typically experience an average of 9 or more hours of high-quality contact time in each teaching week, in considerably smaller groups than are the norm for UK institutions at the undergraduate level, if you choose to study Philosophy as your major subject. The exact number of contact hours will depend on your choice of minor subject and any optional courses. Read more
Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include one-to-one tutorials, group tutorials, seminars, and lectures of between 10 and 60 students for your degree courses.
Where can this degree take you?
Your degree and Diploma from NCH can take you anywhere. Career paths of a few recent graduates of the Philosophy major at NCH London include: Read more
Jamie (Philosophy, 2015) graduated with a place at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, where he qualified as an accountant and progressed to the role of Audit & Accounts Senior. Frankie (Philosophy, 2015) is an Analyst at Kirkoswald Capital Partners. Raphael (Philosophy, 2015) is a trainee solicitor at Shearman Sterling LLP.
Miles (2016) started at CRBE as a Business Analyst after graduating and is currently Global Business Manager at CBRE. Matthew (2016) took an MSc Public Policy & Administration at the LSE and is now Coordinator For International Relations at the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services, Israel. Meanwhile Thomas (Philosophy, 2016) is working on grass-roots educational projects in Athens.
Salisa (2017) is currently a Civil Servant at the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales.
Ruth (BA (Hons) Philosophy with Politics & International Relations 2018) is currently Policy Consultant & Researcher for Independent Higher Education.
Iona (BA (Hons) Philosophy with Economics 2019) graduated with a place on the Civil Service Fast Stream and is currently Rough Sleeping Policy Adviser at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Val (BA (Hons) Philosophy with English, 2019) is currently studying for her Masters in Philosophy at the University of Oxford.
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