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Economics and Philosophy (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Typical offer
AAB-ABBView full entry requirements
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
VL51

About this course

On this joint honours course, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of human welfare and social justice, political ideals and economic realities. You'll learn about philosophy and economics while broadening your degree through a wide range of optional modules. The critical, logical and imaginative skills you'll develop are sought after by a wide range of employers.

In your degree you can:

  • develop an understanding of philosophical questions such as ethics, reason and responsibility

  • study broad principles in economics and develop knowledge in your own specialist area, for example, principles of finance, labour economics or econometrics

  • develop research and presentation skills  

  • gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to find employment and build a career as an economist

You can take modules from other disciplines such as anthropology or psychology. You can study a language or choose from a range of cross-disciplinary modules.

You'll graduate as a confident, curious and independent self-starter, equipped with the skills for a successful career.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 413.85 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.