In this Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics from La Trobe University you'll enhance your knowledge of political institutions and their history. Analyse who is disadvantaged by existing institutions, and identify what opportunities exist for creative policy development.
Take subjects in philosophy that explore the debates around human rights and justice. Refine your critical thinking and logical reasoning skills and consider how our conceptions of self are informed by society.
Through the study of economics, you'll learn how the economy works in a world of globalised and interdependent markets, examining the relationships between economic systems, institutions, and policy.
Explore how governments can manage their economies to achieve important social objectives. Investigate competing theories of political economy, including institutional, feminist, post-Keynesian, behavioural, and ecological economics.
A degree in politics, philosophy and economics can open doors to a wide range of roles. Previous graduates have found employment in the government, private, and non-profit sectors both in Australia and overseas.
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- Democracies and Dictatorships
- Politics, Philosophy and Economics
- Questions that Matter
- Economic Issues and Public Policy
- Recessions, Inflation and Economic Growth
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Philosophy & Ethics Political Science View 139 other Bachelors in Economics in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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CRICOS code: 071901GSubject prerequisites
- Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
- 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
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International33000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 36 months.
National14493 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14493 AUD per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
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