Wealth of opportunities
Congratulations on becoming an offer-holder in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at The University of Manchester.
As PPE students, you will gain knowledge of significant topics across multiple subject areas.
Our interdisciplinary nature provides you with the widest range of topics and units possible.
Study at a top ten UK university for Politics and International Studies (THE World University Rankings 2023).
Home of the British Election Study offering exciting opportunities in electoral politics.
Your next steps
Accept your offer
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Your questions answered
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A brilliant campus, at the heart of the UK's most liveable city.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
A week in the life of a PPE student
Learn more about what it's like to study at The University of Manchester.
Student Santiago provides insights on his day-to-day activities as a PPE student in Manchester.
A week in the life of a PPE student PDF download (266kb)
Support on your course
We foster a vibrant learning community among staff and students in our Politics department.
You’ll make friends through our many student societies, activities, and receive support from students through our peer-assisted support scheme.
Providing high-quality education
BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Student Rohan Mistry talks about his experiences at The University of Manchester.
Rohan talks about the wide range of opportunities for students during their studies at the University.
Professor Jane Green talks about the British Election Study.
Making a difference
Dr Paul Tobin, Lecturer in Politics, talks about defending the discipline.
The politics of diversity: immigration, minorities and the radical right.
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
We prepare you for a range of career options, helping you develop key skills that are in demand with employers.
Our graduates earn an average salary of £31,500 after five years, and 90% of graduates are in work or further study after 15 months (Discover Uni).
Find out more : about how we help you develop the skills that are valued by employers
Tom Danaher, Associate Director at Smith & Williamson in London, explains how his experience at Manchester kickstarted his career.
Find out more : about how Tom's experience at Manchester kick started his career
Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity to see the world and experience new cultures.
Get in touch
Our admissions staff are here to answer any questions you have.
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You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
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