Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons)

University of Southampton
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
B$ 48,393
Total tuition fee (foreign)
B$ 91,867

Entry Requirements

A Levels:

  • AAB to ABB, with B in AS Mathematics
  • ABB, with B in AS Mathematics and A in Extended Project Qualification
  • A grade B in A level Physics can be substituted for grade B in AS level Mathematics

IB:

  • 34 or 32 points overall, 17 or 16 at higher level including 6 in Standard Level Mathematics

Selection process:

  • UCAS application and some interviews.

Curriculum

Year 1
Semester One

  • Foundations of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Mathematics for Economics
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Ethics
  • Introduction to Political Theory

Semester Two

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Knowledge and Mind
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Issues in Contemporary Public Policy

Year 2
Semester One

  • Applied Microeconomics 2
  • Macroeconomic Policy 2
  • Reason and Argument
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Political Theory A
  • Democracy and The Modern State
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Appearance and Reality
  • Freedom and responsibility

Semester Two

  • Topics in Macroeconomics 2
  • Industrial Economics 2
  • International Trade Theory & Policy
  • Methods of Econometrics
  • Research Skills in Politics and International Relations
  • Issues in Third World Politics
  • Constitutional Politics in Britain
  • American Power and World Order
  • The Theory and Practice of American Democracy
  • Global Governance
  • International Security
  • Public policy analysis
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Logic
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Epistemology
  • Kant

Year 3
Semester One

  • Applied Microeconomics 3
  • Topics in Macroeconomics 3
  • Principles of Finance
  • Labour Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Political Texts
  • Global Justice: Theories and Debates
  • The Ethics and Politics of Migration
  • The New Rising Powers
  • Globalisation and World Politics
  • Arms control, Disarmament and International Order
  • European security governance
  • Nietzsche
  • Heidegger
  • Self-knowledge
  • Happiness and Wellbeing

Semester Two

  • Public Economics
  • Macroeconomic Policy 3
  • Microeconomic Theory 3
  • Empirical Finance
  • The Theory and Practice of American Democracy
  • Issues in Third World Politics
  • American Power and World Order
  • Global Governance
  • Issues in Global Ethics
  • Public policy analysis
  • Kierkegaard
  • Practical Ethics
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Action Reason and Ethics
  • Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy
  • The Ethics of Belief
  • Fiction and Fictionalism

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