Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics

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A diverse and flexible course which allows you to personalise your learning and spans both the sciences and humanities.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics.


Overview πŸ”— Includes an introduction to the course, entrance requirements, course structure, careers information and more.

Course Structure πŸ”— 🌟 This outlines the overall structure of the course and tells you what an average week would look like if you studied PPL.

Course Brochure πŸ”— A useful summary of information about the course

Student-written introduction πŸ”— 🌟 This involves a detailed and realistic description of the course.

More things to explore

Which Colleges offer PPL πŸ”— It is important to look at the specific combination of subjects that you intend to study, e.g Philosophy and Psychology

Application Resources

Official Admissions Information πŸ”— Includes entry requirements and selection criteria.

Student-written advice on interviews πŸ”— Includes a section containing FAQs about interviews

Reading List πŸ”— 🌟 These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.
Download on right-hand side of the page!

Admissions test information πŸ”— All applicants are required to sit the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) as part of their application. Those wishing to study Linguistics as part of the course will also have to take the Linguistics section of the Modern Languages Admissions Test (MLAT). The relevant information is all available here.

InsideUni Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!