The BA in Philosophy has long and distinguished history, and offers a solid grounding in analytic philosophy, whilst allowing students to diversify within the subject if they wish. Cambridge Philosophers go on to pursue a range of careers requiring analytical and critical skills, including business, computing, journalism, administration and law.

Further information about the course can be found on the Faculty and University websites.

Director of Studies

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Course Requirements

There are no subject-specific entrance requirements for Philosophy and we will consider applicants with a range of British and international qualifications.

See the general Entrance Requirements and FAQ for more information about our academic conditions. You can also contact our Admissions Office with queries.

Admissions Assessment

Applicants invited for interview will be asked to sit a written assessment on the day of their interviews. This assessment will last no longer than one hour, and will be similar in content and format to the assessment used by other colleges. Specifications can be found in the Entry Requirements section here.