Philosophy Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University College London 76% 1% 1% £9250 £23300 181 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 73% 1% 5% £9250 £22430 197 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 80% 1% 0% £9250 £22430 203 London On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 1% 0% £9250 £23300 176 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 73% 5% 5% £9250 £13145 113 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 87% 5% 20% £3010 £5460 100 London On campus Part-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 87% 5% 20% £23520 £23520 100 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 87% 5% 20% £15216 £23520 100 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 87% 5% 20% £14640 £22608 100 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 87% 5% 20% £4708 £8470 100 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 87% 5% 20% £4517 £20136 100 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 87% 5% 20% £8560 £15400 100 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% 5% 20% £11000 £14000 100 London On campus Part-time
New College of the Humanities 87% 5% 20% £11000 £14000 100 London On campus Part-time
Kingston University 87% 5% 20% £8560 £15400 100 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 1% 2% £9250 £25110 179 London On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 1% 2% £9250 £28500 179 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 79% 0% 5% £9250 £13145 102 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University College London 77% 0% 0% £9250 £23300 176 London On campus Full-time
University College London 77% 0% 10% £9250 £23300 172 London On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 5% 10% £9250 £23300 173 London On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 5% 10% £9250 £23300 173 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 81% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University College London 89% 0% 3% £9250 £23300 179 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 81% 0% 10% £9250 £13145 103 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 79% 0% 5% £9250 £13145 102 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 5% 10% £9250 £23300 173 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 81% 0% 10% £9250 £13145 103 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 5% 5% £9250 £23300 181 London On campus Full-time
University College London 76% 0% 5% £9250 £23300 162 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 93% 0% 5% £9250 - 188 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 10% £9250 £14000 151 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 10% £9250 £14000 151 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 84% - 10% £23520 £23520 151 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 84% - 10% £5085 £8190 151 London On campus Part-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 11% - - 142 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 78% 5% 2% £9250 - 204 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 15% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
Regent's University London 87% - 15% £18500 £18500 140 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 73% 5% 5% - - 113 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 15% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 15% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
Regent's University London 87% - 15% £18500 £18500 135 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 100% 0% 15% £9250 - 130 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 10% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 10% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 2% £9250 - 149 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 10% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 10% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 87% - 10% £9250 £14000 135 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 91% 0% 25% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
King's College London 82% 15% 10% £9250 - 165 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 82% 6% 15% £9250 - 183 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 82% 15% 10% £9250 - 165 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 79% 0% 5% £9250 - 153 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 10% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 172 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 5% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 10% £9250 - 140 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 10% £9250 - 132 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 5% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 0% 2% £9250 - 149 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% £9250 - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% - - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% £9250 - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 5% 5% £9250 - 152 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 100% - 0% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% £9250 - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 15% £9250 - 142 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 90% 0% 0% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 5% 15% - - 130 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 5% 15% - - 130 London On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 100% - 0% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 83% 0% 5% £9250 - 151 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 94% 0% 5% £9250 - 144 London On campus Full-time
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Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Philosophy

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Philosophy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Philosophy

  • Ethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Language

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in Philosophy

  • Analyse and construct sound arguments
  • Distinguish fine difference between views and find common ground
  • Present ideas convincingly
  • Well constructed systematic arguments
  • Write clearly and persuasively
  • Generate ideas and solutions
  • Be open to new ideas and ways of thinking

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Philosophy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Philosophy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Philosophy at King's College London

25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Elementary occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Philosophy in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Philosophy

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FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Philosophy was £23098 15 months after graduation, £22548 3 years after graduation and £27393 5 years after graduation.

English with Philosophy at New College of the Humanities received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 10 respondents.