A Philosophy and Economics degree at Southampton provides you with an opportunity to explore human welfare and social justice, political ideals and economic realities. Both of these subjects require rigorous analytical thought. We also offer many opportunities to take modules outside your main degree subjects and to study abroad.
Core modules include: Ethics; Reason and Argument; Economics Skills and Employability; Knowledge and Mind; Principles of Macroeconomics; Statistics for Economics; Appearance and Reality; Applied Mircoeconomics; Macroeconomic Policy; Dissertation. Optional modules include: Mathematics for Economics; Faith and Reason; Freedom and Responsibility; Existentialism and its Origins; Economic Perspective and Policy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Religion; Aesthetics; Kant; Metaphysics; Principles of Finance; Nietzsche; Puzzles and Paradoxes.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an A level equivalent standard. The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales). Some degree subjects stipulate specific additional GCSE minimum grades, which will be specified as part of the individual degree programme entry requirements. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Admissions Team at [email protected]
English language requirements
The English language requirements for this course will be confirmed in May 2022.
Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|