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Your future career

Your future career

The study of philosophy provides you with the greatest of all transferable skills: the ability to form an argument.

A degree in Philosophy will set you up for life, both personally and professionally. You will gain a range of skills in analytical and critical reasoning that are highly valued by employers. You will also learn to communicate clearly and concisely in both speech and writing. You will read some of the most complex texts ever written and engage with the ideas of some of the greatest minds from the past. All this will make you well equipped to flourish in a wide range of careers. 

For further information about careers and employability in Philosophy, take a look at the information gathered together by the British Philosophical Association

You might also want to read the guide 'Where next? Unlocking the potential of your philosophy degree'. 

 

 

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