Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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( 3.9) 889 reviews


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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

Economics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
123rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
62nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
53rd

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-19
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, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£24,000

Philosophy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Philosophy graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Philosophy graduate salary
£21,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£24,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

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

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
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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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£9,250 per year
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How Philosophy students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 6 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 50%
3 star 33%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 889 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 53%
3 star 20%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

Clearing at Goldsmiths, University of London

CompUniGuide ranking
62nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)

Goldsmiths, University of London

See the world differently Your time at Goldsmiths will encourage you to engage with the world around you and inspire you to think big. You’ll start to see the world differently, looking at your subject in fresh ways that will spark your imagination. Join a pioneering community Leaders, believers, creators and debaters have all studied at Goldsmiths. Former students have won Oscars, Turner Prizes and Ivor Novello Awards to name a few. Make a difference Goldsmiths alumni also include the unsung heroes who are passionate about improving society and making a difference – from the social workers supporting families in local boroughs, to the sociologists critiquing the criminal justice system. All of London, one campus At Goldsmiths all your teaching, learning and support facilities are in one place – on a single-s...

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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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