Learn about the complex interactions between philosophical, political and economic thought and how they influence our society on this wide-ranging BA degree programme.
You will study moral and political philosophy, ethics, justice and society, British politics and public policy, political economy, globalisation, micro- and macro-economics, econometrics, and environmental and resource economics.
Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.
WHY PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND ECONOMICS AT SWANSEA?
Based in the College of Arts and Humanities, you will benefit from being part of a lively and diverse teaching and research environment.
We are ranked in the top 20 for career prospects (Guardian University Guide 2018) and in the top 10 for teaching experience (Times and Sunday Times 2018).
Our unique internship scheme with the National Assembly for Wales gives you the valuable opportunity to spend a semester working one day a week for an Assembly Member.
We are one of just a handful of universities to offer modules in British Parliamentary Studies, taught by our specialist academic staff supported with sessions delivered by members of parliament and the House of Lords, and staff from the House of Commons.
YOUR PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND ECONOMICS EXPERIENCE
Our degree structure, with an extensive range of final year optional modules, gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions for postgraduate study.
You have the option of spending a semester abroad, broadening your skills and experience at one of our partner universities.
You will be joining a university that is in the UK top five for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND ECONOMICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics opens the door to a wide range of exciting careers in sectors including:
- government and politics
- humanitarian organisations
- media and public relations
- public services
Some 91% of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months after graduating (DLHE 2015).