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Philosophy with Law BA (Hons)

Learn to analyse and make arguments with clarity, rigour, and originality and to engage with central questions, arguments, theories and texts concerning the world and our place within it. 

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

The courses that run in each academic year are subject to change in line with faculty availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every course will be delivered. For further information, please see here and speak to your admissions contact.

In your first year

Ethics

30 Credits

Study and discuss the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill… Read More

Early Modern Philosophy

30 Credits

An introduction to European philosophy in the 17th and 18th centuries.… Read More

Logic: Formal & Philosophical

30 Credits

This course introduces students to the language and tools of classical elementary log… Read More

English Legal System

30 Credits

The cornerstone of the study of Law - an understanding of the English Legal System… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

Epistemology & Philosophy of Science (NCHPH513)

30 Credits

This course investigates questions about knowledge and the justification of beliefs… Read More

Ancient Philosophy (NCHPH530)

30 Credits

The Ancient Philosophy course surveys ancient Greek philosophy from the pre-Socratics… Read More

Metaphysics (NCHPH515)

30 Credits

This course investigates the fundamental nature of reality, beginning with ontology… Read More

Law of Tort

30 Credits

Learn all about the law of Tort and its increasing use in statute… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

Two courses from:

Advanced Ethics

30 Credits

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Aesthetics

30 Credits

The aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects, their nature and their value… Read More

Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy (NCHPH659)

30 Credits

In this course we study the critical philosophy of Kant and its legacy.… Read More

Political Philosophy (NCHPH628)

30 Credits

Study themes of huge interest: authority, liberty, democracy, justice, & the market… Read More

Philosophy of Mind & Language (NCHPH633)

30 Credits

Foundational concepts, problems, & theories in the philosophy of mind and language… Read More

Plus:

Philosophy Dissertation

30 Credits

In the final year, each major student writes a 7,000-word philosophy dissertation… Read More

Law of the European Union

30 Credits

An understanding of the key constitutional and substantive elements of EU Law… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

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