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UCAS CODE: LV15

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This unique joint degree, taught by globally leading departments of philosophy and economics, allows you to study foundational and philosophical questions alongside your core courses in economics. If you’re interested in an economics degree, but would like to take your thinking to a deeper philosophical level, then this is the degree for you.

Philosophy addresses challenging foundational questions in many fields, including ethics, politics and scientific methodology. It also involves training in rigorous argumentation, including formal logic and essay writing.

Economics tackles a broad range of problems, from barriers to economic development to international financial crises. What caused the great economic crisis of 2008 and which policies were the right reaction? Why is there still a gender pay gap? Why, as economies grow richer, are people often not any happier? Economics considers broad-ranging real world issues such as these. In this programme, you will take an open-minded and scientific approach to such issues, using formal modelling of economic relationships, and testing hypotheses against data.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 22,430per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

Grade A in A Level Maths is required.

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University information

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, Houghton Street, Westminster, WC2A 2AE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 80

    4th out of 51

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    193 87%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    43rd

    31
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    187 91%

    4th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    2nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    37th

    9

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