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Philosophy with Psychology BA (Hons)

Engage with the central questions, arguments theories and texts concerning the world and our place within it, developing rigour and clarity 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 by exploring the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial areas of contemporary scientific psychology.

Philosophy with Psychology BA (Hons)

Award:

BA (Hons) Philosophy with Psychology

& NCH Diploma

Student satisfaction:

100% (National Student Survey 2019)

UCAS code:

V5C8

Location:

Bloomsbury, London

Entry requirements:

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Study mode:

Full-time

Start date:

21st September 2020 (see term dates)

Study Abroad:

Accelerate Boston (optional)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fees:

Home: £9,250

International: £14,000

Programme specifications:

Subject to Approval

Timetables:

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Summary

The Philosophy with Psychology BA (Hons) combines the study of Philosophy and Psychology.  Read more

Engage with the central questions, arguments theories and texts concerning the world and our place within it, developing rigour and clarity 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 Psychology minor to consider the philosophical and ethical issues relating to individual differences in social behaviours, attitudes and feelings, while exploring the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial areas of contemporary scientific psychology.

This undergraduate degree equips you with a combination of communications, critical thinking and individual and social behaviour expertise highly prized in the evolving employment market.

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 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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