The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with research skills; theoretical and intellectual knowledge, critical reasoning abilities, problem-solving skills, an understanding of the normative dimensions of politics and economics, including respect for human rights, and open and accountable government, defensible security and economic policies; and normative limits on the exercise of power and authority in political economic orders.

The curriculum for the BA (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) programme consists of 24-semester modules compiled as follows:

First Year Second Year Third Year Semester modules
Politics 1A&1B Politics 2A&2B Politics 3A&3B 6
Economics 1A&1B Economics 2A&2B Economics 3A&3B 6
Philosophy 1A&1B Philosophy 2A&2B Philosophy 3A&3B 6
Elective 1A&1B Elective 1A&1B or 2A&2B 4
**English 1C&1D 2
10-semester modules 8-semester modules 6 semester modules 24

Electives: A language (French, Greek, or Modern Greek), Classical Culture and Mythologies, Development Studies, or Religion.

**Students who have achieved an A or B for English in matric may substitute English 1C & 1D with another elective.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Feb 2020
Duration
Full-time
Price
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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