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Philosophy



Does the world make you wonder? Do you wonder why it’s one way and not another? Do you wonder if the world could be changed for the better?

Like Liberal Arts, Philosophy at Warwick is an inclusive staff and student community in which you’ll find it easy to share views, challenge perceptions and take intellectual risks. Philosophy fosters some of the key skills that will also be at the heart of what you will be doing in your Liberal Arts modules: critical thinking, careful analysis and looking at problems from different points of view.

Why study the Philosophy pathway?

The Philosophy Department supports diverse philosophical traditions, with strong interests in both analytic and continental philosophy. As a result, a Liberal Arts pathway in Philosophy offers a broad take on the discipline, allowing you to choose from a varied range of modules and tailor your learning to what interests you most. The goal is to empower you to make a difference in the world by supporting you to become an independent, creative and effective thinker.

Modules

You may be interested in the following Philosophy modules:

Please note:

  • To pursue this pathway you must study Introduction to Philosophy in your first year.
  • Module offerings change annually and so individual modules may vary.
  • Visit the Philosophy website for more information on the Philosophy modules.

 

Liberal Arts core modules

Terms

CATS

Liberal Arts: Principles and Praxis

1 - 2 0

Art and Revolution

1 - 3 30

Science, Society, and the Media

1 - 3 30

Qualitative Methods for Undergraduate Research

1 15

Pathway module

(related to Disciplinary Interest: Philosophy)

Terms

CATS

To proceed on this pathway you must study:

Introduction to Philosophy

1 - 2 30

Optional module

Terms

CATS

Any approved optional module(s) from the Liberal Arts Department or across the University 1 - 3 15

Activities

 

Term

Duration

Certificate of Digital Literacy

Optional 1 10 weeks

Certificate of Professional Communication with Work Placement

Optional 3 1 week plus
work placement

Certificate of Sustainability

Optional 3 2 workshops

An optional intercalated year abroad is available between your second year and final year.

Liberal Arts core modules

Terms

CATS

Consumption

1 - 3 30

Sustainability

1 - 3 30

Pathway modules

(related to Disciplinary Interest: Philosophy)

Terms

CATS

A choice of any approved modules offered by the Philosophy Department

Please note, you are advised not to take any second-year modules about Logic, as you will not have taken the introductory module in Year One.

1 - 2 60

Activities

 

Term

Duration

Certificate of Coaching Practice

Optional 2 5 weeks

Certificate of Professional Communication with Work Placement

Optional 3 1 week plus
work placement
Presentation at an undergraduate conference such as the International Conference of Undergraduate Research Optional 3  

Liberal Arts core module

Terms

CATS

Dissertation

1 - 3 30

Pathway modules

(related to Disciplinary Interest: Philosophy)

Terms

CATS

A choice of any approved modules offered by the Philosophy Department

Please note, you are advised not to take any final-year modules about Logic, as you will not have taken the introductory module in Year One.

1 - 2 90

 

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