University of Aberdeen

158 th
World University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

Philosophy, Politics and Economics

The degree of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a springboard to a career in politics, finance or the media. The three complementary subjects have deep historical connections yet have developed as independent disciplines with distinctive methods. PPE students will leave the programme with an understanding not just of modern societies and their political institutions, but how rigorous critical evaluation can bring about significant social and political change. PPE is a joint honours degree for students who have broad horizons and are interested in social and political studies and the humanities. The varied yet supporting nature of the three parts (containing courses from mathematical statistics to Aristotelian ethics) make it an interesting and dynamic programme. The variety provides students with three foundations from which to move forward. And, due to the intellectual connections that can be drawn between the disciplines, the knowledge and skills gained from each lends support to the others.

  • Qualification
    Master of Arts (Hons)/MA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-02
  • Location
    Main Site,Aberdeen
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,600
  • Qualification
    Master of Arts (Hons)/MA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-03
  • Location
    Main Site,Aberdeen
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,600