Undergraduate Studies in PPE

Compare 2 Bachelor of Arts Programs in PPE

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Bachelor’s degrees are typically four-year programs designed to be rigorous enough to qualify graduates for careers in the areas of their specialization. A Bachelor of Arts teaches the information necessary to do work in many liberal arts fields.

What is a BA in PPE? PPE, or philosophy, politics and economics, is a field that tends to be heavy on theory and abstract concepts. The coursework is suited to those who are very literate and enjoy writing papers. It focuses on the skills necessary for debate, such as ethical reasoning and logic. The politics portion focuses on theoretical texts and their modern application, providing a strong foundation for understanding the origins of competing political theories. The economics courses help illustrate the financial impact of political choices.

A degree in PPE can grant graduates strong critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze theories and policies. Graduates usually are skilled in public discourse and persuasive arguing.

PPE programs’ tuition varies depending on the institution offering the degree. Look into the cost of tuition per semester, and be aware that this degree generally takes four years to complete.

A Bachelor in PPE is especially geared toward preparation for a career in politics. The focus on political theory and economics is perfect for those who plan to work in politics or leadership positions. Local politics positions such as mayor or comptroller make use of the skills taught in the program. Non-governmental organizations that deal with politics benefit from impassioned leadership in the role of director as much as government organizations do. Lawyers make good use of the logic and rhetoric taught in PPE courses. PPE is a broad academic subject that is a good choice for those who are interested in pursuing academics as a career.

PPE is a program that has its roots in England, but programs are now available across the world, including online options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course equips graduates with a unique understanding of the world as well as the skills to pursue a career in government, politics, charities, NGOs, and more. [+]

BAs in PPE. Overview

This course equips graduates with a unique understanding of the world as well as the skills to pursue a career in government, politics, charities, NGOs, and more.

Taught by the School of Economics, Department of Philosophy and School of Politics and International Relations, it offers a holistic approach to understanding the world around us.

You will apply the complementary analytical frameworks of philosophy, political science and economics to gain a rich understanding of the roots of, and solutions to, real-world problems. It is probably no coincidence that many world leaders have studied philosophy, politics and economics.... [-]


Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

Why are populist political parties becoming increasingly popular? Is this a bad development? Do we have an obligation to save the natural environment for future generations? [+]

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Why are populist political parties becoming increasingly popular? Is this a bad development? Do we have an obligation to save the natural environment for future generations? How has migration developed, and how has it contributed to shaping health care and education policy over time? What would the economic effects be if we gave all citizens a national basic income?

Though it is possible to answer complex questions like these, it is definitely not easy. To help solve our world’s biggest challenges, we need experts who are able to look at societal issues from various perspectives. Our new Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) meets this need. The program provides high-level, intensive training for students who are eager to find solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.... [-]