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Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #29 (QS) Canberra, Australia
The Politics, Philosophy and Economics program at the Australian National University has a strong international component that gives you the opportunity to engage with other leading Universities around the world. You will develop exceptional problem solving skills and critical and conceptual thinking, all while gaining a passport to some of the world’s most promising careers.
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Overview

Upon successful completion of a Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the Australian National University, graduates will be able to define and apply:

  • major philosophical theories and approaches to the evaluation of social institutions;
  • the methods of economics to the study of political institutions and processes;
  • the methods of economics to questions within political philosophy;
  • the assumptions, ‘tools’ and limitations of political economy;
  • the core arguments and principles of public choice and rational choice theory.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • PPE Integrative Seminar Year 3: Classic Literature in PPE
  • Fundamental Ideas in Philosophy: An Introduction
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Politics
  • PPE Integrative Seminar Year 1: Puzzles in Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  • Research and Writing in Political Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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  • Minimum required score:

    64

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 076183D
  • An ATAR of 96 or equivalent International Admission rank.
  • Applicants are assumed to have achieved a level of knowledge of mathematics comparable to at least a Mathematical Methods major in the ACT or NSW Mathematics or equivalent.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    42480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42480 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • All domestic undergraduate students, and some domestic postgraduate students, are Commonwealth supported.

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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