Philosophy and Portuguese BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Philosophy and Portuguese BA (Hons)

Philosophy and Modern Languages brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding language, literature and ideas.

The study of philosophy develops analytical rigour and the ability to criticise and reason logically. It allows you to apply these skills to questions ranging from how we acquire knowledge and form moral judgements to the nature of language, art and literature. Since many works of literature are shaped by the dominant philosophical ideas of their epoch, study of philosophy can illuminate that intellectual background.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

05/10/2025

Campus

St Peter's

Course Address
New Inn Hall Street
Oxford
OX1 2DL

Application Details

Course Code

VR55

Institution Code

O33

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

A,A,A,A,A

Supplemented by two or more Advanced Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

Some Access courses allow students to take one or two A-levels as part of the course. This option is strongly recommended for students who wish to apply to Oxford, especially for those courses which have specific subject requirements. If you would like to discuss the suitability of your Access course for entry to Oxford University, please contact the subject department that you’d like to apply to for further information. (Contact details are at ox.ac.uk/courses)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

39

with 6 6 6 at HL Including HL Modern Language(s)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*D*

DDD

Conditional offers would usually be: Extended Diploma with D*D*D to DDD, depending on the course. Diploma with DD plus an A grade at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course. Subsidiary Diploma with D plus two A grades at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H2,H2,H2

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

A,A,B

Including Modern Language(s) Conditional offers will usually be for AAB if a student is able to take three Advanced Highers; where this is not possible then a student would be expected to achieve AA in two Advanced Highers, as well as an A grade in an additional Higher course taken in Year 6.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

Pre-U subject requirements are the same as those for A-levels.

A level

A,A,A

A in Modern Language(s) Excluding General Studies (if taken)

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