The Philosophy Department at Birkbeck, University of London, one of the UK’s leading philosophy research departments, are asking Year 12 students studying AS Philosophy: Are there moral facts?

This is a competition, where students are able to compete to win the following prizes:

  • Winner (£100)
  • High Commendation (£50) – up to four may be awarded
  • Commendation – up to ten may be awarded


  • Entrants must be on a course of AS study at a UK institution
  • Essays must be no longer than 2,500 words.
  • Essays must be submitted electronically (in Word, RTF or PDF) to no later than 1st September 2016.

We look forward to receiving your entries!