Philosophy Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Wales 72% 0% 50% £9000 £13500 123 Cardiff online Full-time
University of Wales 72% 0% 50% £9000 £13500 123 Cardiff online Full-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 91% 1% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 88% 6% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
University of Birmingham 88% 6% 0% - - - Birmingham online Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 88% 6% 0% - - - Edinburgh online Part-time
Bangor University 88% 6% 0% - - - Bangor online Part-time
University of Wales 88% 6% 0% £7800 £15000 - Cardiff online Part-time
University of Wales 88% 6% 0% £7800 £15000 - Cardiff online Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 88% 6% 0% - - - Manchester online Part-time
The Open University 88% 6% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
University of Central Lancashire 88% 6% 0% - - - Preston online Part-time
The Open University - - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University - - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 89% 1% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Philosophy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23098 £22548 £27393
25-75 percentile range £19020 - £28224 £16905 - £29333 £19832 - £36592

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23294 £24601 £30241
25-75 percentile range £19336 - £27433 £18958 - £30580 £22797 - £40629

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

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 University of Brighton

20% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Caring personal services
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Customer service occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Skilled trades occupations

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 following degrees are offered for Philosophy studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)

Philosophy and Psychological Studies (W63) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 17 respondents.

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