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Politics, Philosophy and Economics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: L251

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Politics, philosophy and economics (PPE) examines different interdisciplinary perspectives on many of the pressing issues of the modern world. It will equip you with the key skills to engage with the political, philosophical and economic debates of the day. You will acquire the necessary frameworks for thinking about political and philosophical issues, combined with the quantitative skills for answering political and economic questions. Philosophy helps you develop analytical rigour and logical reasoning, and addresses questions regarding how we acquire knowledge and make ethical judgements. Politics is concerned with the choices that political systems must regularly make, to explain the processes that maintain or change those systems, and to examine the concepts and values used in political analysis. Economics studies the allocation of resources and decision-making by consumers, firms and governments, and is increasingly central to governmental policy making, the conduct of businesses, and the enormous economic transformations throughout the world.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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A level : ABB - A*AA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at B, or AS Mathematics at A (if A Level not taken). GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

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    13th out of 52 6

    11th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    179 80%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    58th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    177 83%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    44th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    188 86%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    81st

    4

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