Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons)

Durham University

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UCAS CODE VL52
Students on this degree learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials (Politics and Economics), workshops (Economics only), informal but scheduled one-to-one support, and self-directed learning, such as research, reading, and writing. All of these are supported by a virtual learning environment, Durham University Online (duo). Seminars, tutorials, and workshops are much smaller groups than lectures, with tutorials often involving between eight and 20 students working with a ... READ MORE

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Full time | Stephenson College | 3 Years | 26-SEP-22

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Uni rankings

Philosophy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
44th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-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 - 93 = 7% 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

Philosophy

Politics

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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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
98%
Economics
76%
History
30%
Further Mathematics
20%
Physics
18%

Politics

Philosophy

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£21,730 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,730 per year
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International Fees
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Latest Philosophy reviews

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Megan
18 Dec 18

Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons)

Really enjoy Durham, can't imagine going anywhere...

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Student rating ( 3.9) 19 reviews

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Durham University
CompUniGuide ranking
7th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Durham University is one of the UK’s most prestigious universities and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. It is the third oldest university in England and has a long and impressive history of academic excellence, outstanding research and graduate quality. In fact, Durham boasts one of the most robust undergraduate employment records in Britain and ranks in the top 40 universities worldwide for employer reputation. Durham University hosts thousands of students from over 150 countries and encourages the best and brightest in their academic and professional endeavours. Durham academics are part of global networks and have access a vast array of knowledge and opportunities across many fields. The university is located in the beautiful historic City of Durham, just a short journey away from iconic British landscapes and a number of major UK cities.

Where you'll study

Durham University

Howlands Farm South Road Durham
DH1 3DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Thornaby  0.2 miles away

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