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.

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