The Philosophy programme offers students the opportunity to explore such questions in a variety of traditions and periods. Studying philosophy will enable you to develop skills of independent and critical thought. It encourages you to be creative when engaging with issues and questions of contemporary culture and debate. Philosophers find employment in a wide variety of jobs, where their analytical thinking and creativity are highly appreciated. The Psychology degree at St Mary’s provides you with a scientific understanding of the mind, brain and behaviour. Alongside the academic content of the programme you will gain transferable skills, including the capacity for self-directed, reflective learning and project management.