351–400 th
World University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, United Kingdom

Politics, Philosophy and Economics - Goldsmiths, University of London

This challenging and ground-breaking degree introduces you to core ideas and issues in politics, philosophy and economics (PPE). It will help you understand how the economy is governed, how public policy gets made and the ideas which shape the world. **Why study Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Goldsmiths?** - We offer a distinctive, fresh and critical take on the well-established combination of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), drawing on our strengths in social science and theory. You'll gain an introduction in the ideas and concepts that have shaped the world you live in, and learn to challenge established political and economic policies, institutions and methods. - As one of the top political universities in the UK (Which? University 2018), Goldsmiths offers a dynamic undergraduate culture, with active student media and politics groups. By the time you graduate, you will have gained a wealth of practical experience, and discovered what excites you for your career ahead. - You’ll be taught by highly engaged lecturers working across politics, philosophy and economics, all of whom are active researchers and accomplished writers in their fields. - The programme includes a basic introduction to economics, so you don’t need any prior experience of economics or an A-level in Mathematics before you start. - Over the three years, you’ll be introduced to alternative approaches to the economy, drawn from anthropology and sociology. You will be encouraged to think more broadly and imaginatively about the way in which markets, states and public policies operate in the 21st century. - You’ll focus on contemporary, real-world problems, such as financial and environmental regulation, which will prepare you for a career in public policy, NGOs, media, consulting or social innovation. - In addition to the taught curriculum, you will have the opportunity to hear from experts and policy-makers at special guest lectures.