The Philosophy with Data Science BA (Hons) combines the study of Philosophy and Data Science. This innovative undergraduate degree equips you with a combination of communications, critical thinking and technological expertise that is highly prized in the evolving employment market.
Philosophy with Data Science BA (Hons)
BA (Hons) Philosophy with Data Science
100% (National Student Survey 2019)
21st September 2020 (see term dates)
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The Philosophy with Data Science BA (Hons) combines the study of Philosophy and Data Science. Read more
Engage with the central questions, arguments theories and texts concerning the world and our place within it, developing rigour, clarity and originality in your thinking and writing, alongside fellow students of the Philosophy major. Learn about the logic behind language and meaning, while studying topics such as ethics, metaphysics and aesthetics. Complement these studies with the Data Science minor to consider the philosophical and ethical issues related to computer data, while learning robust coding skills, and how to use databases, systems and analytical tools effectively to generate insights and intelligence.
This innovative undergraduate degree equips you with a combination of communications, critical thinking and technological expertise that is highly prized in the evolving employment market.
Where can this degree take you?
The Philosophy with Data Science BA (Hons) is a new and innovative undergraduate degree designed to equip you with a combination of communications, critical thinking and technological expertise that is increasingly desirable across a very broad range of sectors including financial services, journalism, marketing, creative industries, civil service, politics and think tanks, to name but a few. Read more
As a new degree, the College is yet to have information about graduates of this specific programme, however our degree and Diploma can take you anywhere, and career paths of recent graduates of the Philosophy major include:
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 and 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 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 Philosophy courses, and lectures/seminars and interactive, hands-on labs for your Data Science minor.
Related degree programmes
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