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Faculty of Philosophy


Prospective Undergraduates:   Entry 2023

  • 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 takes part in the University wide Open Days. For students applying in October 2022 for entry in October 2023, these will take place virtually on the following dates:
    27-17 July 2022 (live events on 7-8 July)
    15-16 September 2022 (smaller event.)

    Details on how to register for these dates will be following in April 2022. The best way to stay informed is to sign up to the mailing list here.  You’ll receive monthly updates with useful advice on applying to university, plus details of upcoming events and other practical resources from the University and Colleges. Plus details of the full range of events planned by our admissions office. 

  • 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.
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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

[audio feed]  Philosophy and the self by Dr Arif Ahmed