36 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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You’ll learn how government is constituted, how being and truth are deliberated and how goods, services and peoples are economically organised during the Politics Philosophy and Economics programme at The University of Exeter.

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  • Challenge yourself by exploring some of the major questions facing human society including war and peace, democracy, resource scarcity and distribution, the natural environment and faith and reason
  • Our flexible programme, with a wide range of optional modules, means you can tailor your degree to your interests and career ambitions
  • Get involved with the Politics, Philosophy and Economics student society, meet likeminded people, attend socials, go on trips and hear from guest speakers
  • You’ll be well prepared for careers in business, finance, journalism and politics – many past PMs have been PPE graduates!

Your future

As a graduate of the Politics Philosophy and Economics programme at The University of Exeter  you will have an understanding of the philosophical, political and economic foundations of order and justice as well as the ability to interrogate the meaning and practice of the market economy on a global scale. Throughout your studies you will develop a range of professional, academic and personal skills that are highly sought after by employers including:

  • Analytical, critical and independent thinking
  • Independent research
  • Problem solving
  • Discussion and collaborative working in diverse environments
  • Collecting, assessing and presenting evidence
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Articulating ideas and constructing arguments
  • Organising, planning and time management
  • Understanding numerical and written information

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Analysis
  • Philosophy of Morality
  • Power and Democracy
  • Mathematics for Economists If A Level Maths
  • Economic Principles 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAA
  • IB 36/666
  • GCSE C or 4 and A or 7 Grade C or 4 in English Language and Grade A or 7 in Mathematics

Contextual Offer

  • A-Level: ABB
  • IB: 32

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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