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Faculty of Philosophy


Prospective Undergraduates.

  • All applications for undergraduate courses must be made on-line through  the University's Admissions Office
  • For information about admissions, fees, funding, the University and the colleges, see the University Undergraduate Prospectus
  • For information about the undergraduate degree in philosophy, see the Faculty Undergraduate Course Information Document
  • Cambridge Open Days
    The Philosophy Faculty will be taking part in the University-wide days on the 4th and 5th of July 2024.
    The Faculty has very limited space and will only be open from 10.00 to 15.00pm on the above dates.  ​​​​​​
    The following events will be offered but space will be limited to prospective students only. Booking will be essential. 
    • Library Tours
    • Faculty Question and Answers
    • Introduction to the Philosophy Degree by the Undergraduate Co-ordinator. (Syllabus, assessment of it all works!)
    • Sample Lecture
    • At the same time as the Introduction to the Philosophy Degree we will take Q and A's from parents.
    • Booking Links for these events will be available from the 24th of April 2024. 
  • Some suggested preliminary readings for those interested in studying philosophy are available via Reading Lists Online (with links to readings freely available online) or as a PDF or Word document.
  • Frequently asked questions (mostly about admissions) 

Here is a short video about studying at the Faculty of Philosophy:


Here are some podcasts of talks given at a recent Sixth Form Philosophy Conference:

[audio feed]  Free will and neuroscience by Professor Richard Holton