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Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Q45) BA (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    4 - 6 Years

Course summary

Politics, philosophy and economics (PPE) are central to understanding how modern societies are organised and governed. By studying them together you'll gain a combination of skills that’s in high demand across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Whilst PPE has been described as ‘the degree that runs Britain’, this combination is better viewed as the study of how countries are run, what motivates and constrains their rulers and residents, and how social order and prosperity are best understood and promoted. All three disciplines are presented in up-to-date form, covering alternative as well as ‘mainstream’ approaches and firmly rooted in the real world.**Key features of the course**- Understand the debates that dominate the daily news and look beyond the headlines- Learn skills and techniques to help you analyse, present and contribute to discussion- Explore how arguments and public policies are constructed in theory and tested in practice- Increase your employability across the private and public sectors- Enjoy synergies among three complementary disciplines while studying a full curriculum in each

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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