United Kingdom

University of Buckingham

Hunter Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1EG, United Kingdom

University of Buckingham

Philosophy, Politics and Economics

This degree combines the three important subjects of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. What makes it different to PPE offered in other universities is its integrated character, with a special focus on explaining how human behaviour shapes economic and political institutions. In the Philosophy strand you will take an Introduction to Philosophy module and study the Philosophy of Mind. In addition, there will be more specialised modules in political theory: Introduction to Political Theory; Freedom; Evolution and Human Cooperation. And students will receive a grounding in the Philosophy of Social Science. The Politics element of the degree focuses on area and country studies, with a particular emphasis on political order and security challenges. Those challenges vary from region to region but typically take the form of political violence (war, terrorism and organised crime), mass migration and economic instability. Students are encouraged to approach these problems from a number of disciplinary perspectives. For example, the study of Latin America would consider historical, cultural and economic determinants of the region’s politics. The Economics element of the PPE programme covers the core areas of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. But in addition there is an emphasis on the interaction between Economics and Politics. Students also receive a strong grounding in mathematics and quantitative methods.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-01-18
  • Location
    Main Site,Buckingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Whole course £24,888
  • England Whole course £24,888
  • Northern Ireland Whole course £24,888
  • Scotland Whole course £24,888
  • Wales Whole course £24,888
  • Channel Islands Whole course £24,888
  • International Whole course £34,320
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-27
  • Location
    Main Site,Buckingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Whole course £24,888
  • England Whole course £24,888
  • Northern Ireland Whole course £24,888
  • Scotland Whole course £24,888
  • Wales Whole course £24,888
  • Channel Islands Whole course £24,888
  • International Whole course £34,320
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-07-12
  • Location
    Main Site,Buckingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Whole course £24,888
  • England Whole course £24,888
  • Northern Ireland Whole course £24,888
  • Scotland Whole course £24,888
  • Wales Whole course £24,888
  • Channel Islands Whole course £24,888
  • International Whole course £34,320