• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Here, you'll learn in what we call the ‘the Hull way’. You don't just receive ideas and instruction: you learn how to engage, to debate, to influence and to lead. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics is offered by University of Hull.

Studying philosophy and politics together teaches you to think about matters of fundamental importance from a wider perspective.

Experts in both of these complementary disciplines teach on this combined Honours course. They work together to make this degree more integrated than similar courses run elsewhere.

Six reasons to study Philosophy and Politics at Hull

  • Politics is in the top 20 in the UK for overall satisfaction
  • 88-92% graduate employability rating†
  • One of the largest Westminster placement schemes
  • Opt to spend time in Year 3 studying abroad
  • Debate the big issues and challenge assumptions
  • Visit the heart of European politics in Brussels

Your future prospects

  • Civil service
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Public affairs

This joint course helps to prepare you for a variety of careers including working with political parties, think tanks, the Civil Service, human rights work, lobbying, international organisations, charity work, teaching, journalism and public relations. You can also choose to go on to further study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Political History since 1945

  • Philosophy

  • Principles of Economics 

  • Philosophy, History and Ideology

  • Politics of the World Economy

  • World Economy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Alternative qualifications
  • IB Diploma: 30 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 45 credits at merit

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hull

  • 729 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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