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Why study philosophy at Edinburgh?

Philosophy has been taught at the university since its foundation in 1583 and offers a stimulating and flexible learning experience

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International & visiting students

We welcome students from across the globe to the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences each year. We currently have over 60 countries represented studying with us at undergraduate level.

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