The Politics, Philosophy and Economics BCom(PPE) specialisation gives you a broad and deep understanding of the world, as well as a wide range of thinking skills required for high-level engagement.
In the first year of Politics, Philosophy and Economics at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, you will take economics, politics, and philosophy, as well as a selection of general BCom first-year subjects.
From second to third year level, you will continue to major in economics and either politics or philosophy.
You can also choose to do a BA(PPE) or to take politics or philosophy as part of a general BCom degree.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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R47830 - 53940
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