21 BA Programs in Philosophy

The Bachelor of Arts degree is an undergraduate degree that is usually conferred after the completion of a three- or four-year course of study in a liberal arts field, though they sometimes include the sciences as well. There are many different programs of study offered, but these programs can vary from one to the next depending upon the institution. Philosophy is often considered the foundation o… Read more

The Bachelor of Arts degree is an undergraduate degree that is usually conferred after the completion of a three- or four-year course of study in a liberal arts field, though they sometimes include the sciences as well. There are many different programs of study offered, but these programs can vary from one to the next depending upon the institution.

Philosophy is often considered the foundation of education, and it is indeed one of the oldest fields of study. But exactly what is a BA in Philosophy? The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy will generally include a study of many different types of philosophy, including the philosophies of many different time periods and geographic locations. While programs will vary widely in their offerings, central topics typically include coursework in ethics, logic, the history of philosophy, metaphysics, and epistemology.

There are many benefits to pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Those who complete such a program tend to have excellent skills relating written and oral communication, argumentation and debate, critical thinking, logical analysis, and reasoning. Additionally, philosophy students tend to learn a great deal about many different cultures and their manners of thinking, which is a valuable tool.

The cost of a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy will vary from institution to institution. It is important for prospective students to conduct thorough research with regard to the cost of each program in which they are interested.

There are careers in a wide variety of genres that a degree in philosophy can help you attain. Many graduates find work in the fields of law, education, business, politics, and health administration, to name a few examples.

There are many varied international opportunities available for pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Pursuing this course of study online is an excellent choice for individuals looking for a flexible way to earning this degree. To get started now, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The programme provides an excellent opportunity to study major world religions, philosophical traditions, and ethical schools of thought in a systematic and critical way. Stud ... +

The programme provides an excellent opportunity to study major world religions, philosophical traditions, and ethical schools of thought in a systematic and critical way. Students will develop a capability in correlating religious ideas and values, as well as philosophical and ethical thought with both the personal quest for meaning in life and the reflection of contemporary socio-cultural issues, such as life and death, gender equality and social justice. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
York St John University
York, United Kingdom

The questions ‘what does it mean to be human?’ and ‘what is justice?’ have inspired philosophers and influenced the development of religious and ethical thought throughout his ... +

The questions ‘what does it mean to be human?’ and ‘what is justice?’ have inspired philosophers and influenced the development of religious and ethical thought throughout history. This course will introduce you to some of the most important topics in religion, philosophy, and ethics and give you a full understanding of their historical and contemporary contexts. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Lublin, Poland

The B.A. of Philosophy graduates can progress to M.A. programs (e.g.. in Philosophy, Cognitive Studies, Cultural Studies); get a degree which equips them with a variety of tra ... +

The B.A. of Philosophy graduates can progress to M.A. programs (e.g.. in Philosophy, Cognitive Studies, Cultural Studies); get a degree which equips them with a variety of transferable skills that are highly attractive to employers. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The BA (Hons) Philosophy degree at Lincoln offers students the opportunity to study one of the world's oldest disciplines. The course enables students to ask some of the most ... +

The BA (Hons) Philosophy degree at Lincoln offers students the opportunity to study one of the world's oldest disciplines. The course enables students to ask some of the most fundamental questions about the world around us and to develop their understanding of the place we occupy within it. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
McMaster University Faculty of Humanities
Hamilton, Canada

Building on McMaster’s internationally-recognized expertise in legal philosophy and constitutional law, Humanities has introduced an exciting new honors program.

Building on McMaster’s internationally-recognized expertise in legal philosophy and constitutional law, Humanities has introduced an exciting new honors program. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
08 Sep 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

The primary goals of the program are to contribute significantly to the liberal education of university students, to prepare majors for advanced studies in their chosen field, ... +

The primary goals of the program are to contribute significantly to the liberal education of university students, to prepare majors for advanced studies in their chosen field, and to help students in their various future professional activities by acquainting them with applied philosophy. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioners. Th ... +

This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioners. This major pulls from three challenging disciplines and illuminates them with the lights of history, logic, and math/economics. -
BA
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

A unique programme: it offers comparative perspectives from around the world to enable you to be part of the next generation of thinkers: studying and shaping philosophy for a ... +

A unique programme: it offers comparative perspectives from around the world to enable you to be part of the next generation of thinkers: studying and shaping philosophy for a globalised 21st century. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The honours curriculum consists of five compulsory modules. The first is the research module, a long essay of about 10,000 words, the topic of which is negotiated with a super ... +

The honours curriculum consists of five compulsory modules. The first is the research module, a long essay of about 10,000 words, the topic of which is negotiated with a supervisor. The other four modules are courses. Which courses are offered in a specific year will be determined by the department and will be based on, amongst other considerations, the availability of academic staff with the requisite expertise in a field and the interests of students. -
BA
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

A degree in philosophy from SOAS, with its focus on the philosophical traditions of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, offers you the opportunity to become conversant ... +

A degree in philosophy from SOAS, with its focus on the philosophical traditions of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, offers you the opportunity to become conversant with the formal epistemological systems and traditions of argumentation, political and ethical systems of thought, and analysis from a wider range of societies and historical contexts than those of the traditional philosophy graduate. Not only do we have a range of unparalleled expertise in the philosophical traditions of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, many of the School’s lecturers are trained in and conversant with European philosophical traditions. The range of languages offered in the School ensures that you will encounter philosophical traditions in their vernacular contexts. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Our Philosophy BA will challenge you to develop a strong set of critical, imaginative and informed reasoning skills. It will also deepen your understanding of the nature of th ... +

Our Philosophy BA will challenge you to develop a strong set of critical, imaginative and informed reasoning skills. It will also deepen your understanding of the nature of the human mind, language, morality and politics, art, science and logic. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
36 - 48 months
English
Campus
 
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (BA) program will do much more than introduce you to the highly sought-after skills of logic, critical thinking, and close reading. Structur ... +

The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (BA) program will do much more than introduce you to the highly sought-after skills of logic, critical thinking, and close reading. Structuring your own quest for truth, a BA in philosophy will help you to orient your thoughts about the world that we are living in, and it will also teach you to use philosophical skills in analyzing contemporary scientific and societal debates. Come to Leuven and get to know yourself. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom

Philosophy is the most ancient of academic disciplines, yet the uncertainties of modern living make the traditional philosophical challenges, even more, pressing in the 21st c ... +

Philosophy is the most ancient of academic disciplines, yet the uncertainties of modern living make the traditional philosophical challenges, even more, pressing in the 21st century. During the BA in Philosophy at Southampton, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the core areas of philosophy while pursuing your own interests through optional modules on the great philosophers and key philosophical topics. You will graduate as an independently-minded, confident individual with the skills required for a successful career. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
The Catholic University In Ružomberok
Ružomberok, Slovakia

The BA program in English and American Studies and Philosophy takes 3 years and it allows students to improve their English language, to get acquainted with the English and Am ... +

The BA program in English and American Studies and Philosophy takes 3 years and it allows students to improve their English language, to get acquainted with the English and American history, literature and culture, to learn philosophical terminology, to explore the most important philosophical schools and problems and to develop skills of critical thinking and analysis. Graduates may continue in their MA studies or find interesting positions requiring knowledge of the English language and critical and analytical approach. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English, Slovak
Campus
 
Criswell College
Dallas, USA

Criswell’s Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE) program lays a solid foundation for successfully engaging ideas – from the ancient to the contemporary – in the public s ... +

Criswell’s Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE) program lays a solid foundation for successfully engaging ideas – from the ancient to the contemporary – in the public square and in the church. -
BA
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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