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Faculty of Philosophy


Prospective Undergraduates:   Entry 2022

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  • 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 2021 for entry in October 2022, these will take place virtually on the following dates:
    5-18 July 2021 (live events on 8-9 July)
    13-26 September 2021 (live events on 16-17 September)


    The July Open Days programme is now available and booking is open for live sessions. The Philosophy Faculty will be holding a live Q&A session on Friday 9 July at 1-1.40pm and a live Slido chat on Friday 9 July at 4-5pm. Please register in advance to attend these Philosophy sessions and other events via the Cambridge Open Days link above. A pre-recorded Philosophy course presentation and sample lecture will also be available to view from 5 July.
  • 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.
  • FAQs

 Here is a short video about 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