World of opportunities
Congratulations on becoming an offer-holder in Philosophy at The University of Manchester.
We are one of the largest philosophy departments in the country with a wide range of specialisms, where you will gain important transferable skills.
Explore your interests, learn from experts and unlock a world of opportunities.
Gain first-hand experience with paid work placements through Q-Step at World Bank, YouGov, and more.
Join a lively student community with societies that host debates, discussion groups and socials.
Your next steps
Accept your offer
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Learning and support
Your learning experience
A week in the life of a BA Philosophy student
Learn more about what it might be like to study at The University of Manchester.
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Support on your course
We foster a vibrant learning community among our staff and students in our Philosophy department.
You’ll make friends through our many student societies, activities, and receive support from students through our peer-assisted support scheme.
Providing high-quality education
Learn more about why Kitty chose to study Philosophy at Manchester.
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Niall explains why he chose to study Philosophy at Manchester.
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Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Philosophy at Manchester opens a whole world of career opportunities.
Develop your skills in analytical thinking, reasoned argument and systematic expression of ideas, and gain first-hand experience through the paid work placements our Q-Step programme offers.
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Hear more from our BA Philosophy alumni.
Helen and Ben share their experience of studying Philosophy at Manchester.
Read the first-hand experiences of students studying abroad.
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Q-Step at Manchester
Read about Zvi's project working on real-world research through the Q-Step programme or listen to Zvi talking about the experience.
Get in touch
Our admissions staff are here to answer any questions you have.
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