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Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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UCAS CODE LLV1
This challenging and ground-breaking degree introduces you to core ideas and issues in politics, philosophy and economics (PPE). It will help you understand how the economy is governed, how public policy gets made and the ideas which shape the world.**Why study Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Goldsmiths?**- We offer a distinctive, fresh and critical take on the well-established combination of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), drawing on our strengths in social science and theory. ... READ MORE

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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.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
68th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
36th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£25,000

Philosophy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£22,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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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
Economics
56%
Mathematics
23%
Government & Politics
21%
Religious Studies & Theology
20%
History
20%

Politics

Philosophy

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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 8 reviews

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4 star 62%
3 star 25%
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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,091 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 52%
3 star 21%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Goldsmiths, University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
68th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Goldsmiths, part of the University of London for over 100 years, has a world-class reputation for its degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, computing and law. It has a single-site campus based in New Cross, South East London, known for its thriving arts and music scene. The university is in the UK's top 25 for its research quality, and 7th worldwide for its Media and Communications department in 2019.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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