=55 th
World University Rankings 2020
=3 rd
University Impact Ranking 2019
51–60 th
World Reputation Rankings 2019
Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

Politics, Philosophy and Economics

- Are you interested in philosophical and political arguments and their economic context? - Do you want to gain insights from different fields and apply them to pressing policy concerns? - Would you like to be able to analyse and evaluate sources, and form rigorous arguments? - Take the right course units and you can apply for a paid summer internship through Manchester's Q-Step programme. The BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics programme - or PPE for short - is a structured, balanced, yet flexible programme of study, informed by today's freshest research. The course covers a wide range of topics, problems and issues in contemporary politics, philosophy and economics. Our PPE degree is based in the School of Social Sciences and provides a great opportunity to join a vibrant community spanning three interrelated disciplines. You will learn how key insights from different fields can be applied to pressing policy concerns and in doing so can gain an unusually broad and rich set of intellectual and critical skills. The course also offers the four-year option of PPE with International Study, which enables you to spend a year abroad studying in one of our partner universities. This is a competitive process and in which available places are allocated on academic performance. **Aims** - This degree aims to: enhance your capacity to analyse and evaluate competing arguments about political events, ideas and institutions; - Give you an understanding of economic systems and theories and place the study of economics in its broader institutional and political context - Develop your ability to formulate rigorous arguments and philosophical positions. **Special Features** - All permanent members of philosophy teaching staff are internationally recognised researchers publishing their work in journals and books and giving talks around the world. - From 2015 Manchester is the new home of the British Election Study - Excellence in teaching: Politics Staff have won University teaching excellence awards (2010-11, 2011-12) and achieved national recognition, twice winning the Political Studies Association, Sir Bernard Crick Prize for Outstanding Teaching (2007, 2012). - Our students can also apply for a valuable summer work placement in their second year through our Q-Step programme. **Our Students** Politics, Philosophy and Economics students in figures (2018): - Students on the course came from 33 countries. - Their ages ranged from 18 - 29. - The male / female ratio was 62 : 38.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £18,500