In the National Student Survey 2017, over 94% of final-year Philosophy students who responded to the survey were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Philosophy at Kent was ranked 12th for overall satisfaction.
Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom’, and, as an academic discipline, philosophy tries to answer fundamental questions concerning the nature of knowledge and existence, and how we ought to live. As a philosophy student at Kent, you will learn about core areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, logic, epistemology and ethics, combined with a range of specialist modules in subjects such as philosophy of science, philosophy of medicine, political philosophy and Wittgenstein.
Philosophy equips students with skills in reasoning, problem solving and communication, all of which are highly sought after by employers. We offer a range of undergraduate single and joint honours programmes, exciting opportunities for study abroad and a wide module selection. Our postgraduate programmes offer more specialist study supported by academics with track records in world-leading research.