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University of Sheffield

Philosophy and Hispanic Studies

UCAS Code: RV45

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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4years

Full-time | 2018

Philosophy at Sheffield gives you complete freedom. There are no compulsory modules so you can pretty much design your own curriculum. This approach works because every student has a personal adviser to guide them and because of the unusually wide range of subjects on offer. We cover all the key areas, including ethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy. We also teach courses on major figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes and Hegel.

You will spend roughly half your time in the Department of Hispanic Studies, studying the culture of Spain and Latin America, and improving your Spanish. You’ll spend a year in Spain or Latin America, studying at a university or on placement as a teaching assistant.

Sheffield is particularly good at making philosophy relevant. We run sessions on careers, so you’re absolutely clear what your skills are and how they can be an asset to an employer. You will also get the chance to work in the community through projects like Philosophy in the City, which introduces school children to philosophical ideas they can apply to everyday life.

The course produces graduates who think clearly and precisely. They’re articulate, creative communicators who know how to structure an argument, and how to analyse one. They are also excellent listeners. They work in teaching, law, social work, journalism, the civil service, charities and business.

Extra funding

Bursaries – max available £2,000 The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to all home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your entitlement for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. £0-£25,000 - £1,500 £25,001-£30,000 - £1,000 £30,001-£40,000 - £500.

As well as the above you may be eligible for an additional £500 per year depending on your household income, postcode and grades.

Check our Student Funding Calculator to see what you could get. Further information: www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding

Enhanced Bursaries – max available £4,500 If you are a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year.

Scholarships - The University of Sheffield offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check which scholarships you could be eligible for. Further information: www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding

Funding for EU students - The UK government has confirmed that EU students who start their course in September 2018 will continue to have access to student loans, even if the course concludes after the UK’s exit from the EU

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