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Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: LV25

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics course will provide you with the knowledge of significant topics, problems and issues in all three disciplines. You will also join a vibrant intellectual community.You will learn how key insights can be applied to pressing policy concerns, to gain a rich set of intellectual and critical skills. You will critically evaluate competing arguments about political events, ideas and institutions. Helping you develop the ability to effectively evaluate economic policies, and economics in its broader institutional and political context. In Politics, you will analyse the behaviour of government from local, national and international perspectives, providing an understanding and rationale behind policy decisions that affect all of us. Studying politics shows that you can research and reference your argument and use rhetoric to reinforce your position in a debate.In Philosophy, you learn to develop and express rational arguments and use logical reasoning and critical analysis to defend your position and critique opposing viewpoints.Economics gives you the tools to analyse the economic environment around us. You gain a grounding in quantitative methods such as mathematics and statistics or econometrics. You will develop an understanding of the wider economy from the reasoning behind macroeconomic government policy to the microeconomic behaviour of individual firms.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

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A level : AAA

Typical Contextual Offer: AABApplicants must be studying at least one of the following A-level subjects:Accounting; Economics; Finance; Business Studies; Development Studies; Government and Politics; Economic and Social History; Mathematics; Anthropology; Sociology; Philosophy; Religious Studies; English Language; English Literature; Geography; Psychology; Classical Civilisation; History; Archaeology; Communication Studies; Environmental Studies; World Development; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Modern Languages. We accep

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 78 1

    20th out of 52 7

    21st out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    169 76%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    58th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    162 76%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    43rd

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    161 74%

    18th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    53rd

    5

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