Philosophy and Economics BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

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Course info

UCAS CODE VL51
This course allows you to combine two historically interlinked disciplines and develop a breadth of skills across both economics and philosophy.The economics part of the course is technically rigorous and will build your analytical skills. There are mandatory units in macro- and microeconomics, mathematics, statistics and econometrics (the application of statistical methods to data to estimate economic models). These are complemented by units in philosophy, which will equip you with skills in ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Economics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
98th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
17th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£28,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£27,000

Philosophy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, January 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
99%
Economics
81%
Further Mathematics
20%
Physics
19%
Chemistry
18%

Philosophy

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£21,100 per year
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Latest Philosophy reviews

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Varsel
06 Feb 20

Love Bristol, love my course, love the people I've met...
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Christie
05 Feb 20

Had a lot of fun and uni is a nice place. My course itself brings the rating down as i'm surprised it's regarded as one...

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Student rating ( 4.2) 25 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.1) 988 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Bristol

Senate House Tyndall Avenue Bristol
BS8 1TH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Clifton Down  0.2 miles away

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