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17700 GBP/year
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About

On Philosophy from Keele University you’ll engage in critical thinking, developing analytical and problem-solving skills that will enable you to understand, communicate and respond to different ideas and arguments effectively.

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Overview

The Philosophy course from Keele University will encourage you to think critically about the world around us, while developing skills in rigorous analysis, sound argument and persuasive communication.

The questioning nature of philosophy and its relevance to society today makes for interesting and sometimes controversial debate in class. Whether you're set on doing a PhD or have never studied philosophy before, this course will allow you to broaden your knowledge of philosophy, gaining a deeper understanding of key philosophical texts, as well as developing practical research skills and abilities through our dedicated research training.

Careers

The personal and professional skills learned on this philosophy degree include clear and analytical thinking, originality, problem-solving, persuasive writing and speaking, innovative questioning and effective reasoning, all of which can open a wide range of careers.

Analytical ability, for example, tops Forbes’ list of in-demand skills employers want. Being able to understand and, if required, challenge people’s ideas, approaches and perspectives

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Metaphilosophy
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Individual Research Orientation in Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Keele University and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should have a good degree, 2:2 minimum, from an awarding UK institution, or its equivalent. It is not necessary to hold the degree in philosophy. 
  • For students who fall short of this requirement, relevant work experience, or evidence of experience in the field, can be considered as an alternative.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK -  PT £4,900

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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