BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 or 4 years with international study
Typical A-level offer
AAA
Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB
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Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
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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

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
LV25
UCAS institution code
M20

Course overview

  • Explore philosophical and political arguments and their economic context through analysing and evaluating sources.
  • Gain insights from different disciplines and apply them to pressing policy problems.
  • Enjoy the option to study abroad in Year 3.

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Fees

Fees for entry in 2022 have not yet been set. For entry in 2021 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2022 entry.

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).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Social Sciences Undergraduate Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 543 4029
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/socialsciences
School/Faculty overview

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