Philosophy (PLJ2)

Eligible students in a Philosophy major in BSc Social Sciences may apply to transfer to a single major: BA Philosophy after stage 2. See the programme listing for curriculum information.

Curricular information is subject to change

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Stage 3

Please ensure that you register to a minimum of 25 credits from the option list below. Please note that there are 5 and 10 credit modules available – this means that you may need to choose more than the minimum requirements in order to choose 25 credits. If you are studying abroad (Erasmus/non EU exchange) and/or undertaking an internship, please see registration guidelines here.

Module ID Module Title Trimester Credits
Stage 1 Core Modules
     
PHIL10160 Critical Thinking Autumn

5

PHIL10040 Introduction to Ethics Autumn and Spring (separate)

5

PHIL10030 Introduction to Modern Philosophy Spring

5

PHIL10100 Existentialism and Humanism: An Introduction to Continental Philosophy Spring

5

Stage 1 Core Modules
     
Stage 2 Options - A)MIN4OF:
Select a minimum of 4 of the following option modules.
     
PHIL20010 Rationalism and Empiricism Autumn

5

PHIL20020 Logic Autumn

5

PHIL20280 Metaphysics Autumn

5

PHIL20440 Feminism & Gender Justice Autumn

5

PHIL20490 Knowledge & Scepticism Autumn

5

PHIL20500 Phenomenology & Existentialism Autumn

5

PHIL20630 Art and Society Autumn

5

PHIL20640 Philosophy of Mind Autumn

5

PHIL20700 Introduction to the Philosophy of History Autumn

5

PHIL20240 Applied Ethics Spring

5

PHIL20550 Family, Ethics and Law Spring

5

PHIL20570 Philosophy & Literature Spring

5

PHIL20580 Plato's Republic Spring

5

PHIL20600 Nietzsche: Nihilism as a Philo Spring

5

PHIL20670 Origins of Analytic Philosophy Spring

5

PHIL20690 Philosophical Naturalism & Hum Spring

5

Stage 2 Options - A)MIN4OF:
Select a minimum of 4 of the following option modules.
     
Stage 3 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Please ensure that you register to a minimum of 25 credits from the option list below. Please note that there are 5 and 10 credit modules available – this means that you may need to choose more than the minimum requirements in order to choose 25 credits. If you are studying abroad (Erasmus/non EU exchange) and/or undertaking an internship, please see registration guidelines here.
     
PHIL30260 Philosophy of Law Autumn

5

PHIL30280 Philosophy of Interpretation Autumn

5

PHIL30300 Critical Theory Autumn

5

PHIL30590 Aristotle: Ethics & Politics Autumn

5

PHIL30820 Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason Autumn

5

PHIL30110 Post-Kantian German Philosophy Spring

5

PHIL30490 History of Ethics: Eighteenth Century Spring

5

PHIL30520 Philosophy of Religion Spring

5

PHIL30650 History as a Philosophical Question Spring

5

PHIL30670 Practical Philosophy: Work Experience Spring

5

PHIL30790 Animated Philosophy Spring

5

PHIL30830 Reason and Faith: A Comparative Approach from Plato to Galilei Spring

5

Stage 3 Options - B)MIN2OF:
Please ensure that you register to a minimum of 25 credits from the option list below. Please note that there are 5 and 10 credit modules available – this means that you may need to choose more than the minimum requirements in order to choose 25 credits. If you are studying abroad (Erasmus/non EU exchange) and/or undertaking an internship, please see registration guidelines here.
     
Stage 4 Options - A)MIN5OF:
Select a minimum of 25 credits from the following option modules.
     
PHIL30260 Philosophy of Law Autumn

5

PHIL30280 Philosophy of Interpretation Autumn

5

PHIL30300 Critical Theory Autumn

5

PHIL30590 Aristotle: Ethics & Politics Autumn

5

PHIL30820 Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason Autumn

5

PHIL30110 Post-Kantian German Philosophy Spring

5

PHIL30490 History of Ethics: Eighteenth Century Spring

5

PHIL30520 Philosophy of Religion Spring

5

PHIL30650 History as a Philosophical Question Spring

5

PHIL30830 Reason and Faith: A Comparative Approach from Plato to Galilei Spring

5


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