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
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.
Hear more from our BA Philosophy alumni.
Helen and Ben share their experience of studying Philosophy at Manchester.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
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
Philosophy in 60 seconds
Conrad Pope, a second-year student, talks about his experiences on the BA Philosophy course.
Learn more about why Kitty chose to study Philosophy at Manchester.
Filmed during lockdown in 2020, watch Politics and International Relations student Megan Ritchie interview sociologists Gary Younge and Claire Alexander on lockdown, ethnicity, race and inequality.
You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
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