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Philosophy with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

The central aim of the Philosophy major is to bring clarity and rigour to students’ thinking and to advance their understanding of, and ability to engage with, central questions, arguments, theories, and texts concerning the world and our place within it.

Philosophy with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Award:

BA (Hons) Philosophy with Creative Writing

& NCH Diploma

Student Satisfaction:

100% (National Student Survey 2019)

UCAS code:

V5W8

Location:

Bloomsbury, London

Entry requirements:

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Study mode:

Full-time

Start date:

21st September 2020 / 20th September 2021 (see term dates)

Study Abroad:

Accelerate Boston (optional)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fees:

Home: £9,250

International: £14,000

Programme specifications:

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Timetables:

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Summary

The Philosophy with Creative Writing BA (Hons) will teach you to write and analyse texts and arguments with clarity, rigour, and originality. The Philosophy major will give you the ability to engage with central questions, arguments, theories and texts concerning the world and our place within it. You’ll learn about the logic behind language and meaning, alongside studying topics such as ethics, metaphysics and aesthetics. The Creative Writing minor will enable you to express your philosophical judgements in a variety of forms, from short fiction to poetry to scriptwriting, as has been established practice in the history of philosophy.   Read more

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.

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.

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