Philosophy Undergraduate Modules 2017-18

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2017 and August 2018.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2018 or later

You may refer to the descriptors listed below as a guide, but please be aware that details they contain - including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments - may change for your academic year, and we cannot guarantee that a module available in any academic year will continue to be available in subsequent years.

The modules for September 2018 - August 2019 will begin to be listed here in March 2018 (exact date to be confirmed).

If you are a previous or current student...

...and you are looking for the descriptor of a module you studied in an academic year prior to 2017-18, please see undergraduate modules for current students.

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL1002A Knowledge and Reality 1 15 1
PHL1002B Knowledge and Reality 2 15 2
PHL1005A Evidence and Argument 1 15 1
PHL1006 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis 15 2
PHL1007 Philosophical Reading 1 15 1
PHL1008 Philosophical Readings 2 15 2
PHL1009 Philosophies of Art 15 1
PHL1010 Introduction to Asian Philosophy 15 1
PHL1013 Philosophy of Morality 15 2
PHL1036 Foucault-Discipline and Punish 15 2
PHL1112 Philosophy of Film 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL2010A Philosophy of Mind - 1 15 1
PHL2011A Philosophy of Nature 1 15 2
PHL2012 Social Philosophy 15 1
PHL2015 Body and Mind 15 2
PHL2016 Metaphysics 15 2
PHL2020 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL2021 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL2022 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL2024A Philosophical Readings 3 15 1
PHL2025A Philosophical Readings 4 15 1
PHL2026 Philosophy of Science 15 1
PHL2027 Feminist Philosophy 15 1
PHL2051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 2
PHL2052 Epistemology 15 2
PHL2061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL2075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 2
PHL2091 Philosophical Anthropology 30 1 and 2
PHL2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL2100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 2
PHL2108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL2109 Philosophy with Children 15 2
PHL2110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
PHL3013 Virtues and Vices 15 2
PHL3014 Symbolic Logic 15 2
PHL3018 Sex and Death: Introduction to the Philosophy of Biology 15 1
PHL3024A Philosophical Readings 3 15 1
PHL3025A Philosophical Readings 4 15 1
PHL3026 Philosophy of Science 15 1
PHL3040 Philosophy Dissertation 30 1 and 2
PHL3041 Feminist Philosophy 15 1
PHL3051 The Human Condition: Classic Readings in Anthropology 15 2
PHL3052 Epistemology 15 2
PHL3061 Philosophy of Law 15 1
PHL3075 Philosophical Readings 6 15 2
PHL3091 Philosophical Anthropology 30 1 and 2
PHL3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
PHL3100 Knowledge and History: Theories of Scientific Change 15 2
PHL3108 Fundamental Ontology 15 2
PHL3110 Philosophy of Emotion 30 1 and 2

College Modules

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 1
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3018 Work Experience Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 One Year study abroad 120 1 and 2
SSIM900 Contemporary Debates in Security, Conflict and Justice 15
SSIM903 Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design 15 2
SSIM904 Research Design Methods & Skills for AQM 15 2
SSIM905 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Social Scientists 15 2
SSIM906 Quantitative Dissertation 45 2 and 3
SSIM907 Policy Analytics: Dissertation or Research Consultancy Project 60 1 and 2