BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years, 4 with international study
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
6,6,6 at Higher level, 36 points overall. Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Studies at Standard or Higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5. Applicants taking English Language A must achieve grade 4 at Higher or Standard level. Applicants offering English Language B must achieve grade 5 at Higher level and grade 6 at Standard level.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept: Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL and students must achieve a minimum of Grade 5
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Explore philosophical and political arguments, and their economic context - analysing and evaluating sources to form rigorous arguments.
- Gain insights from different fields, applying them to pressing policy concerns.
- Have the option to spend Year 3 studying abroad, and graduate prepared for employment or further study.
The university organises open days every year in June and October. These are an opportunity to find out more about the course, meet students and staff, and tour the campus.
You will also get the opportunity to find out more about accommodation, finance, study abroad, and our facilities.
If you apply and receive an offer, we will invite you to a visit day where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the School of Social Sciences, teaching and learning, study opportunities and student life.
For more information, see Open days
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2020 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £19,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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