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MUSIC AND PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS BA (HONS)

UCAS Code: WVH5|Duration: 3 years years|Full Time|Both Campuses|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

MUSIC

Are you passionate about music? Do you want explore not only the practical aspects of creating beautiful music, but also the history and theory behind it? Studying Music at Liverpool Hope gives the opportunity to cover a broad range of topics and genres, designed to enhance your musical experience. Your studies will focus on historical, analytical, academic, compositional and performance skills in a course led by staff with a broad range of teaching and research specialisms.

Based at our Creative Campus, the Music Department is housed in the Capstone building. It is one of only a handful of All-Steinway Music Schools in the UK and, in addition to a Steinway Model D in the Capstone Theatre, also boasts, a chamber organ, two harpsichords, a suite of sound-proofed practice rooms, all equipped with Steinway pianos, as well as four electronic studios and other specialised teaching spaces.

The Music Department is also proud to work closely with partner organisations to enhance teaching and broaden your student experience. Through our partnership with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO), you will experience having your compositions workshopped regularly by professional musicians. The Music Department also has major partnerships with The European Opera Centre, Milapfest (Indian Music and Dance), The Beatles Story, and the City’s two cathedrals. As a student at Liverpool Hope, you will also have the opportunity to get involved with the Department’s flourishing musical life. As well as a vibrant, student-led Music Society which organises performances and social events throughout the year, students can get involved in performance through the lunchtime concert series and open-mic nights.

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PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS

Philosophy and Ethics explores the big questions of life and morality: on what basis do we judge things good or evil? It challenges you to examine your assumptions, opinions and worldview. Do we need to believe in God for life to have meaning – or have the arguments for the existence of God broken down? What does it mean to be human? Do we have free will, or is our life completely determined?

Through close attention to the primary texts of philosophers such as Plato, Aquinas, Descartes, Hume, Kant and Nietzsche, our Philosophy and Ethics degree will help you learn to analyse and evaluate arguments, and to compose and communicate your own ideas in a reasoned way. You will have a grounding in the foundational questions of philosophy. As you progress, you will look in depth at philosophy of religion, political philosophy, applied ethics and issues of human personhood, artificial intelligence and animality.

The degree is taught by a core team of critical academics who are passionate about teaching and are internationally recognised researchers and writers. This degree will equip you with the intellectual skills and perspectives needed to face the ethical and ideological challenges of the contemporary world.

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Philosophy & Ethics
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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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