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Economics and Philosophy (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Duration
3 years
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 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.

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.

Course location

This course is based at Avenue.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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