Philosopy

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A broad course that develops criticism and reasoning skills.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Philosopy.

Overview

Overview ๐Ÿ”— This is the Philosophy selection of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Philosophy undergrad prospectus ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ, which gives a general overview of what studying Philosophy at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Philosophy student is like, compared to official materials.

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Application Resources

Reading Lists ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

Admissions test specimen paper ๐Ÿ”—

Admissions test answer key ๐Ÿ”— Have a look at the philosophy admissions test.

InsideUni Philosophy interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!