Combined Honours

Philosophy

Philosophy

Overview

Discover our range of Philosophy modules for 2019-20.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

Find reading lists on our website. 

Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Philosophy subject page.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser

Stage 1

Find out about Philosophy modules for Stage 1.

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from the list below in Stage 1.

 

Note 1: PHI1010 and PHI1011 are normally taken as a ‘pair’

Note 2: PHI1012 and PHI1013 are to be taken as a ‘pair’

 

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
PHI1002 Philosophy and Religion 20 1&2
PHI1003 Critical Reasoning  20 1&2
PHI1005 Existentialism and the Self  20 1&2
PHI1010 European Philosophical Traditions I: Knowledge, Reality, Truth 10 1
PHI1011 European Philosophical Traditions II: Moral Philosophy & Human Nature (Preferred Pre-requisite PHI1010) 10 2
PHI1012 Ancient Philosophy I: From the Pre-Socratics to Plato 10 1
PHI1013 Ancient Philosophy II: Aristotle and Beyond (Pre-requisite PHI1012) 10 2

Stage 2

Find out about Philosophy modules for Stage 2.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 2.

Note 1: PHI2001 and PHI2002 are to be taken as a ‘pair’.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
PHI2001 Kantian and Post-Kantian Philosophy I: Idealism (Preferred Pre-requisite PHI1010 and / or PHI1011) 10 1
PHI2002 Post-Kantian Philosophy II: Materialism (Pre-requisite PHI2001) 10 2
PHI2003 Ethics and the Modern World (Preferred Pre-requisite PHI1010 and/or PHI1011) 20 1&2
PHI2005 Consciousness, Art and Technology 20 1&2
PHI2006 Philosophy, Culture and Society 20 1&2
PHI2800 Philosophy and Science (Preferred Pre-requisite PHI1003 and / or PHI1010) 10 1
PHI2900 Feminist Philosophy 10 2

Stage 3

Find out about Philosophy modules for Stage 3.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 3.

 

Note 1: PHI3001 and PHI3002 are to be taken as a ‘pair’

 

Note 2: PHI3010 Dissertation is not compulsory for Combined Honours students, please note that:

a) There are no taught sessions for the Dissertation, only independent study with some guidance from a supervisor.

b) Students must approach a member of Philosophy staff with a proposed topic to request supervision on an individual basis.

c) The Dissertation is only available to those who study Philosophy in a Major or Joint manner (i.e. not a Minor subject).

 

Note 3: MUS3076 is taught in collaboration with the School of Arts and Cultures (Music) and encourages an interdisciplinary perspective into the study of both philosophy and music.

 

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
PHI3001 Social and Political Philosophy (Pre-requisite PHI2001 or PHI2003) 10 1
PHI3002 Postmodern Political Thought, Domination and Resistance (Pre-requisite PHI3001) 10 2
PHI3003 Phenomenology (Pre-requisite either PHI2001 or PHI2002) 20 1&2
PHI3005 Knowledge, Power and Desire 20 1&2
PHI3006 The Networked Society: Human Identity and Practices 20 1&2
PHI3010 Dissertation 20 1&2
MUS3076 Music and Philosophy 20 1&2