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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
Duration
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

This multidisciplinary honours degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at The University of the Highlands and Islands offers the unique opportunity to study the three most influential realities impacting people’s lives and is a comprehensive programme aimed at developing the leaders of the future.

Overview

Economics: You will examine how economic agents (individuals, households, and businesses) and markets behave and interact, and are influenced by aspects such as inflation, economic growth and unemployment, and monetary and fiscal policy.

Politics: You will examine the different ways in which politics shapes our lives and is organised differently around the world. The programme looks at various forms of governance from clans, upwards to modern local governments, institutions, sovereign states and finally to international level.

Philosophy: The philosophy element will help you to think logically and coherently; to construct compelling arguments; and will enhance your ability to analyse critically assumptions and theories.

Special features

  • In the Philosophy, Politics and Economics programme from The University of the Highlands and Islands you will have the opportunity to explore and understand key themes within the three disciplines and will be encouraged to debate, discuss and critically think about issues in life and society
  • You will gain skills that will enable you to pursue careers in various fields including economics, local and national government, and civil and diplomatic services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Moral philosophy
  • Principles and practice of global politics
  • Governance and policy making
  • Political theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade BBC or above, or
  • 2 A levels at grade BC or above
  • At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,820

Funding

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