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BA (Hons)History and Philosophy

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Overview

If you really want to understand the modern world, it’s essential to unlock the patterns of the past. History courses can help you do exactly that – and here at the University of Stirling, they take an innovative approach to guiding you through the major events and periods that have shaped us all.

The Philosophy BA will challenge you to develop a strong set of critical, imaginative and informed reasoning skills. It will also deepen your understanding of the nature of the human mind, language, morality and politics, art, science and logic. We offer breadth and variety – from modules focused on individual philosophers, to others built around specific topics such as metaphysics, moral philosophy and environmental ethics.

You’ll be introduced to key philosophical issues in your first two years, before focusing in on the areas that interest you most. Along the way, you’ll benefit from the expert insights of your lecturers and tutors, whose own cutting-edge research feeds into course content and keeps you on the frontline of academic thinking.

Career opportunities

A History degree from the University of Stirling opens up career opportunities in a range of sectors, from museums and heritage trusts to the civil service and worlds of marketing and journalism. Jobs directly related to a history degree include:

Heritage manager
Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
Museum education officer
Museum or gallery curator
Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
Secondary school teacher
Civil Service fast streamer
Jobs where a history degree could be useful include:

Academic librarian
Archaeologist
Journalist
Civil Service administrator
Editorial assistant
Politician’s assistant
Solicitor
Primary School Teacher
Barrister
Marketing Executive
Business Consultant

University of Stirling students with a Philosophy degree have gone on to a diverse range of careers in the civil service, business, law, the social services, environmental management and the media. Some of our graduates are currently working for organisations such as:

BAE Systems
HM Government
Scottish Enterprise
University of Sheffield
Justice Publishing
Wincanton

Some of their more established alumni are currently leading and shaping strategy across many different sectors, working in roles including Lecturer, Company Director, International Sales Manager, Police Inspector and Solicitor.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States