Philosophy questions everyday assumptions and enquires into the foundations of the natural and social sciences. You will learn the basics of logic, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy, and will be able to explore your own interests through special units and independent research.
- BA Philosophy (V500)
- BA English and Philosophy (QV35)
- MSci Mathematics and Philosophy (GV15)
- BSc Mathematics and Philosophy (VG51)
- BSc Philosophy and Economics (VL51)
- BA Philosophy and French (RV15)
- BA Philosophy and German (RV25)
- BA Philosophy and Italian (RV35)
- BSc Philosophy and Politics (VL52)
- BA Philosophy and Portuguese (RV55)
- BA Philosophy and Russian (RV75)
- BA Philosophy and Spanish (RV45)
- BA Philosophy and Theology (VV56)
- MSci Physics and Philosophy (FVH5)
- BSc Physics and Philosophy (FV35)
- BSc Sociology and Philosophy (LV35)
- Intercalated BA Medical Humanities
This innovative, one-year degree course is for any student currently studying medicine, dentistry or veterinary science at the University of Bristol or elsewhere.
The department also contributes to the following multidisciplinary courses:
What can I do with a philosophy degree?
A degree in philosophy prepares you for a huge range of professional careers.
Further information about studying Philosophy
Read more about studying Philosophy at Bristol on the University study pages.
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Did you know?
The department has its own allotment, known as the 'Kierkegaarden'.
It's maintained by students and academics, encouraging discussion around ethics of the environment as well as providing some delicious food.