Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
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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).VIEW MORE
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