The lecture will give an overview of what philosophy is, and the benefits of studying it for a degree - including the benefits on the job market after graduation. There will also be a chance to experience one of the particular features of the Birkbeck course, namely small-group teaching.
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Why you should study philosophy
The lecture will give an overview of what philosophy is, and the benefits of studying it for a degree - including the benefits on the job market after graduation. There will also be a chance to experience one of the particular features of the Birkbeck course, namely small-group teaching - you'll have the chance to discuss a philosophical issue in a small group with a professor.
Birkbeck University of London Get Inspired Programme
Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution offering evening higher education. We are now offering the opportunity to join our vibrant centre of academic excellence for a series of inspirational taster lectures lead by our experienced and friendly academic staff.
The sessions are aimed at those looking to study at undergraduate level for the first time and wanting an insight into what it would be like to study a particular subject area at Birkbeck, University of London.
Each session is designed to give students a better understanding of a specific subject area being taught at Birkbeck and to outline some of the academic skills required to study at a university level. Please note: not all sessions are directly linked to current school curriculum study; outlines of each session will be available in advance.
You can expect the following from a Get Inspired Workshop:
Stimulating sessions delivered by experienced and knowledgeable Birkbeck tutors
An overview of the application and admissions process
Meet a Birkbeck student
A chance to ask questions
Booking is required and based on a first come, first served system. For group bookings please contact Patrice Buddington [email protected]
020 7 380 3107
* The event will start promptly at the designated time so please arrive early to get seated and ready before then.
Please note that the main entrance is off Torrington Square.
To book your place - please visit our website:http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8194904179
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)