Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Hons), B.A. | Lancaster University - Management School | Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Hons)

36 months
22203 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Hons) at Lancaster University - Management School is a classic joint degree and one of our most popular joint degree choices. Many politicians, journalists, civil servants, authors and broadcasters studied PPE as undergraduates.


Key facts

You will explore important philosophical, economic and political ideas in relation to one another. For example, the study of Philosophy provides a historical background and develops your critical reasoning skills and understanding, which are directly relevant to Politics and Economics.

Learning outcomes

In Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Hons) at Lancaster University - Management School, you will examine the history and basis of political ideas and critically reflect upon the nature and activities of political institutions. You will learn how political decisions concern, and are influenced by, economic matters. You will also critically engage with a range of economic models and theories.

The first year of your degree course is designed to give you a firm grounding in each of the three disciplines through the core modules: Introduction to Philosophy; Politics and Governance in the Contemporary World, and Principles of Economics.

In your second and third years, you’ll develop your skills and knowledge, choosing from a wide range of optional modules in the three subject areas. For example: Modern Political Thought; International Relations and Security; Ethics: Theory and Practice; Managerial Economics, and International Economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Politics and International Relations in the Contemporary World
  • Business and International Macroeconomics
  • Comparative Politics of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East
  • Economic Policy
  • Ethics: Theory and Practice
  • Foreign policy of contending powers
  • Indian Politics, Society and Religion
  • International Relations and Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Requirements
  • A Level AAB
  • GCSE Mathematics grade B, English Language grade B/C
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each component.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22203 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22203 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 Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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