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Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

King's College London, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) BA/BSc is a high-quality, interdisciplinary course that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand and analyse the political and economic institutions of the 21st century, both in the UK and globally. This course is taught jointly by the Department of Political Economy and the Department of Philosophy.

Key benefits

  • You will learn to think critically and independently about fundamental issues in philosophy, politics, and economics and about the interaction between these disciplines.
  • The Department of Political Economy has an interdisciplinary ethos that cultivates a highly stimulating intellectual environment, which attracts leading scholars from all over the world.
  • Our Philosophy Department is one of the largest and most prominent departments at King's and currently ranked as one of the top three in the UK.
  • We offer a wide range of optional modules, covering many areas of philosophy, politics and economics and their interrelations.
  • This course enables you to develop an understanding of the relationship between political and economic processes, institutions and ideas, and the broader philosophical questions underlying public policy.
  • In the 2018/19 National Student Survey the BA/BSc PPE Programme received an 88% student satisfaction rate.

The course benefits from a central location on the Strand Campus with all the facilities offered by King’s readily available and the cultural attractions of the Southbank and Covent Garden on its doorstep. The library and computing facilities are readily accessible together with the opportunity to use the University of London library at Senate House.

Course Aims

  • Our research-led curriculum encourages critical analysis and debate on contemporary international political and policy issues.
  • Your first year will provide you with the foundations for the study of philosophy, politics and economics.
  • If you wish to carry out independent research, you can opt to complete a 30-credit dissertation in your final year.

Employability

Graduates from this course acquire a valuable set of diverse and highly transferable skills that equip them to flourish in a wide range of careers in policy development, consulting, finance, banking, international development, governmental roles or communications, amongst others.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 28,050per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Additionally, GCSE Maths at grade 7 or A (or equivalent).

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 78 31

    17th out of 52 5

    13th out of 85 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    195 88%

    6th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    67th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    177 83%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    34th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    192 88%

    4th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    57th

    7

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