This course offers insight into global issues and the ways in which societies react and cooperate. Combine this with understanding some of the philosophical ideology that has shaped world events and societies.
It enables you to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. Combining two subjects can give your degree an international or industry perspective that will make you stand out in the graduate employment market.
Our course combinations are designed so that what you learn in one subject will complement and enhance what you learn in the other. In your final year you can choose either to split your time evenly between your two subjects, or to specialise in one. Our flexible curriculum has been designed to create some amazing opportunities for you too. Your second year of study is divided into two semesters that enables you to take part in optional work placements or go on an international exchange.
By choosing Global Studies and Philosophy you'll enjoy the freedom to choose from a wide range of optional modules, depending on your own preferences and interests. By combining these two subjects you'll be able to apply advanced critical analysis skills to the questions and issues facing the world today.
93% of Philosophy joint honours graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016 /17).
91% student satisfaction rate for philosophy (NSS 2018).
NTU's philosophy courses are in the UK's Top 20 for student satisfaction (NSS 2018).
Philosophy joint honours courses are ranked 13th in the Guardian League Tables 2019.
Study this course full-time or part-time. See How to Apply section.