Philosophy and psychology offer complementary approaches to some of the most intriguing and long-running intellectual challenges to face humankind. The course involves the scientific and the conceptual study of the mind, to explain human behaviour and understand consciousness, and philosophy gives you a broader understanding of the world around.
GoldIn the Teaching Excellence Framework Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking, broad-based universities)
Top 3in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2019 (broad-based universities)
97%of research world leading, or of international importance Research Excellence Framework, 2014
Aaran Burns, BA (Hons) Philosophy with Psychology (2014)
"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." - read more about Aaran Burns, BA (Hons) Philosophy with Psychology (2014)
Amy Zile, BSc (Hons) Philosophy and Psychology (2014)
"Studying philosophy at Keele has given me a great overview of philosophy, the changes in philosophical thoughts and arguments, and definitely given me a deeper understanding of life in general!" - read more about Amy Zile, BSc (Hons) Philosophy and Psychology (2014)
Peirce Proctor, BSc Psychology - Alumni
"By the end of the course I have been left in a position where I can quite happily handle my own experiments and research in the field of psychology. It was made possible by the help of my supervisor. " - read more about Peirce Proctor, BSc Psychology - Alumni
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