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    im in year 12 and just finished my AS exams. at a level i took philosophy, psychology and health and social care. i really wanted to become a psychologist but after doung psychology at a level i dont like it. i took philosophy purely because i didnt know what else to take but i found that im really enjoying it and its fun so im considering doing philosophy at uni. however most philosophy grads. go into law, teaching or politics but what else can i do with it?? like career prospects.
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    like most humanities degrees, get work experience in what you decide you want to do, the degree itself isnt gonna choose that for you.

    im doing philosophy and i enjoy logic so I'm thinking of going into programming. Currently starting to teach myself javascript t osee if i like it.
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    (Original post by paula2578)
    im in year 12 and just finished my AS exams. at a level i took philosophy, psychology and health and social care. i really wanted to become a psychologist but after doung psychology at a level i dont like it. i took philosophy purely because i didnt know what else to take but i found that im really enjoying it and its fun so im considering doing philosophy at uni. however most philosophy grads. go into law, teaching or politics but what else can i do with it?? like career prospects.
    Someone else's job isn't going to get you a job.

    You need to rightly do as the poster above said and do some work experience in a few industries and see if you like it. Nothing will directly link you to Philosophy after graduating unless you go on to a Higher study or whatnot.

    You need to find out what career you want to get into and work from there.
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    um... philosophise?
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    um... philosophise?
    its not really a career is it!!????
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    There's not really much funding in philosophy academia.
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    (Original post by paula2578)
    its not really a career is it!!????
    It would be a cool career if it was
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    Maybe go on a path where you think that your philosophies will affect people for the greater good, such as the three paths you said, as well as psychology, business, human resources, or just a job where you have the power to benefit people positively through your composed mind and philosophical ideas.
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    Full-time professional philosopher XD XD
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    (Original post by paula2578)
    im in year 12 and just finished my AS exams. at a level i took philosophy, psychology and health and social care. i really wanted to become a psychologist but after doung psychology at a level i dont like it. i took philosophy purely because i didnt know what else to take but i found that im really enjoying it and its fun so im considering doing philosophy at uni. however most philosophy grads. go into law, teaching or politics but what else can i do with it?? like career prospects.

    You can do almost anything you want with a Philosophy degree. According to one study conducted in the US, those who took Philosophy majors had the second highest score for combined 'quantitative' (maths/logical thinking) and aural reasoning of all subjects (only beaten by Physics majors). Philosophy combines the argumentation of the humanities with the logic and precision of the sciences. It is, in many respects, the ultimate subject. Just look it up; there are so many articles online about companies employing Philosophy graduates because of their reasoning skills, and they carry serious earning potential. Also, just take a look at politicians, so many of them have done philosophy or philosophy with something else it's quite ridiculous. A philosophy degree opens more doors than you could ever hope to walk through.
 
 
 
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