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 study economics and philosophy 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.
Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.
In your BA Economics and Philosophy 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.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.