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The BA in Philosophy has long and distinguished history, and offers a solid grounding in analytic philosophy, whilst allowing students to diversify within the subject if they wish. Cambridge Philosophers go on to pursue a range of careers requiring analytical and critical skills, including business, computing, journalism, administration and law.

 

Further information about the course can be found on the Faculty and University websites.

Typical offers require

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level 

For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.

Course Requirements

  • No subject-specific entrance requirements

Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.

Number of students 

We aim to admit around two students per year.

Admissions Assessment

  • All applicants for Philosophy are required to take a written assessment at interview, if interviewed.

  • Further details about the written assessment can be found on the University website here.

Written work 

Applicants are required to submit one or two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview. 

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