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Philosophy courses

Be inspired by our Philosophy programmes.

Create a combined degree

Combine subjects to create a 50/50 (joint) or 75/25 (major/ minor) degree to suit you.

4th ranked in the sector for research impact classified as outstanding (4*) out of 35 submissions - (REF, 2021)

Taught by internationally recognised philosophers, economists, and political theorists

Partners including Bluecoat Gallery, Tate Liverpool, National Museums Liverpool, NHS North-West, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and others to find applications for our work and inspire our thinking

Being original

We are the original redbrick. Find out what being original means to our students and what it could mean for you.

Everybody in the department is always keen to talk through interesting ideas. With their support, along with lectures, seminars, and lively discussions in pubs and coffee shops, you’ll find it hard not to enjoy your studies.

Jack Symes, Philosophy MA

Meet us


We are legacies written, and stories just beginning. A place to belong, start from, and always come back to. Study with us, and find your home.

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