BA Philosophy with Foundation Year - Full-time/part-time
The foundation year of the programme provides people with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the Department of Philosophy. It is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.
This year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full and part-time degree level study. You'll be learning alongside other students who are studying for a number of different degrees, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.
This foundation year also includes a range of opportunities to become involved in the life of the Department of Philosophy.
Progression to the Department of Philosophy
Students will progress to the Department of Philosophy after completing their foundation year, subject to meeting progression thresholds which differ across courses and departments. These will be discussed with applicants at interview. These thresholds can also be found by searching for the relevant degree course within the University's Programme Regulations Finder and viewing information relating to 'Year 0'.
For more information about this degree programme see the BA Philosophy web page.
Foundation Year: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time within the Department for Lifelong Learning
Levels 1-3: 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time within the Department of Philosophy
Teaching and learning methods
During the course a number of teaching methods may be used, including:
The links below will take you to more detailed information:
UCAS code: V501
To apply for this course
For the full-time course you will need to apply for admission through UCAS, using the course code: V501.
For the part-time course, apply using our part-time application form and the course code PHIU199
Before you apply please carefully read:
Statistics about this course
The figures below give you key information about this course. The data has been independently collected by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).