What our Philosophy Students Say

Christina Sutcliffe

Christina Sutcliffe

"I began unsure but left confident. A big thank-you to the philosophy department of Keele!"

BA (Hons) Philosophy and English (2015)

Nick Venables

Nick Venables

"The first semester was a learning curve but with the help and support of the academics of the department it wasn’t long before I was up to speed."

BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics (2014)

Matthew Panchal

Matthew Panchal

"The lecturers at Keele are an incredible group of people who all clearly take great delight in both teaching and continuing to research their chosen fields."

BSc (Hons) Maths and Philosophy (2014)

Aaran Burns

Aaran Burns

"What I found best about Philosophy was that it raised possibilities that I had never even thought about and forced me to seriously consider whether they are true. It’s an eye opener."

BA (Hons) Philosophy with Psychology (2014)

Elena Nethercott

Elena Nethercott

"As a recent graduate from Keele studying Mathematics and Philosophy I can say that studying Philosophy here has been one of my most enjoyable experiences."

BA (Hons) Maths and Philosophy (2014)

Amy Zile

Amy Zile

"Studying philosophy at Keele has given me a great overview of philosophy, the changes in philosophical thoughts & arguments, and definitely given me a deeper understanding of life in general!"

BSc (Hons) Philosophy and Psychology (2014)

Orkun Özocak

Orkun Özocak

"Studying Philosophy at Keele University was one of the most rewarding intellectual experiences of my life."

BSc Psychology and Philosophy (2010)

Amara Lister

Amara Lister

"Philosophy at Keele not only introduced me to new ideas, but gave me the analytical and conceptual tools to analyze and build upon anything I may come across in the future."

BA (Hons) Philosophy (2009)

Xixi Li

Xixi Li

"When I was first asked to write about my time studying philosophy at Keele it had appeared a very easy matter to write about, but ..."

BA (Hons) Philosophy and Media, Communications and Culture (2014)

Holly Fernyhough

Holly Fernyhough

"Since leaving Keele, I moved onto postgraduate study at the University of East Anglia (UEA) to do a PGCE in Religious Education."

BA (Hons) Philosophy and English (2012)

Sarah Spencer

Sarah Spencer

"To find my first job after graduating I contacted a local organisation and began working for their Admin team. "

BA (Hons) Philosophy and Criminology (2012)

Verity Tregellas

Verity Tregellas

"Philosophy is held in high esteem within business because of its high level thinking and analytical skills which made answering application questions easier."

BA (Hons) Philosophy and History (2012)

John Wootton

John Wootton

"I believe that studying philosophy adds credence to the saying 'improve your mind and the rest will follow"

BA (Hons) Philosophy with History (2012)

Amelia Frost

Amelia Frost

"Studying Philosophy as part of a dual-honours was the best decision I could have made"

BA (Hons) Philosophy and English (2012)

Sophie Clutterbuck

Sophie Clutterbuck

"Since leaving Keele I have been very fortunate"

Philosophy and English (BA) 2012

Kavita Sogi

Kavita Sogi

"After graduating from Keele University I went on to pursue a Post Graduate Certificate in Education"

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Philosophy (2010)

KaHo Yu

KaHo Yu

"I did my BA International Relations & Philosophy at Keele University"

BA (Hons) International Relations and Philosophy (2009)

Chris Brand

"Philosophy at Keele is not about simply learning who said what. Instead it invests knowledge of philosophy in to its students so that as individuals we can think and reason in all situations, not just the academic"

BA Philosophy and Psychology (2008)

Ken Pepper

"Challenging, intriguing, often intense and never dull: this is Philosophy at Keele"

BA (Hons) Philosophy and English (2008)

Nihla Akhtar

Nihla Akhtar

"Despite never having studied the subject before, Keele's philosophy degree was easily accessible to me"

BA (Hons) English and Philosophy (2008)

Oliver W J Christian

"Philosophy is probably one of the few university subjects that you can study where asserting that you know nothing, or at least very little, can earn you top/good marks"

BA (Hons) International Relations and Philosophy (2008)

Katie Harrington

Katie Harrington

"After completing my undergraduate studies at Keele I applied for a Masters and then for a PhD at the university of Sheffield"

BSc (Hons) Astrophysics and Philosophy (2006)

Tom Patterson

Tom Patterson

"As a graduate of Philosophy I have acquired a range of transferable skills which has led to employment as a consultant for a leading management consultancy"

BA (Hons) Economics and Philosophy (2006)

Anna Neuman

Anna Neuman

"Life after Keele University is like an “ocean”, you study all your life and suddenly this pattern breaks"

BA (Hons) Law and Philosophy (2006)

Richard Kendrick

Richard Kendrick

"I have benefited from the skills that this course brings. This has helped me at every level of the business, even with board members"

BA (Hons) English Literature and Philosophy (2005)

Graeme A Forbes

Graeme A Forbes

"I started thinking about my next steps after Keele during my 2nd year, and came to apply for funding for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield in my 3rd year"

BSc (Hons) Philosophy and Psychology (2005)

Lisa McNulty

Lisa McNulty

"After completing my undergraduate degree I remained at Keele another year and took my M.Phil in the History of Philosophy "

BA (Hons) English and Philosophy (2004)