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Economics and Philosophy University of Leeds Degree level: Undergraduate

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Gain a wide range of skills on this exciting Joint Honours degree, which gives you in-depth understanding of economic issues in business, society and public life as well as asking important questions about how we see and understand the world.

You’ll explore economic theory and approaches through core modules, as well as learning how to think clearly and construct effective arguments. You’ll learn about logic, ethics, the mind and reality as well as macro- and microeconomics. However, you’ll then develop this knowledge through your choice from a wide range of optional modules, which allow you to specialise in topics that appeal to you.

Philosophy of politics, science, language, religion, ethics and the mind, and thinkers such as Hume and Nietzsche are among the topics you could study, alongside economic development, international trade, public enterprise or the economics of work and labour. It’s a great way to broaden your horizons and discover two different but connected disciplines.

Leeds has great facilities for students of philosophy and economics. The Brotherton Library holds a wide variety of manuscript, archive and early printed material in its Special Collections– valuable assets for your independent research. Our other library resources are also excellent, and the University Library offers a comprehensive training programme to help you make the most of them.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

EU

International

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code VL51
Institution code L23
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAA excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. An interview and a piece of written work may be required. Grade 7/A in Mathematics at GCSE is required.
Scottish Higher AA in Advanced Highers and AABBB in Highers, or A in Advanced Highers and AAABB in Highers, or AAAAAA in Highers
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1
Extended Project Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A Levels, this would be ABB at A Level (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking) and grade A in the EPQ.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points 35 points overall with 17 at Higher Level including 5 in Mathematics at Standard Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2

GCSE requirements: 7/A in Mathematics

European Baccalaureate: 85%


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme can apply for to study our pre-sessional English course with a progression route to the degree programme.


Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

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