King's College London, University of London

Philosophy, Politics and Economics King's College London, University of London Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: King’s College London

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TEF Silver

King's College London, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Our Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) BA/ BSc is a high-quality, interdisciplinary course that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand and analyse the political and economic institutions of the 21st century, both in the UK and globally. This course is taught by the Department of Political Economy and the Department of Philosophy.

How to apply

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 L0V0
Institution code K60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A*AA Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Additionally, GCSE Maths at grade 7 or A (or equivalent).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Please see our online prospectus for further details on our BTEC entry requirements.
Access to HE Diploma D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
P: 0 credits
Scottish Higher AAA Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D2, D3, D3 Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Additionally, GCSE Maths at grade 7 or A (or equivalent).
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All applicants must obtain or have obtained grade 7 or A in GCSE Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points including 7,6,6 at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Additionally, GCSE Maths at grade 7 or A (or equivalent).
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H2, H2
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher AA Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Applicants must also hold Standard Credit Grade 1 or 2/Intermediate 2/grade A National 5 in Maths or equivalent.

Preferred subjects: None
Required subjects: GCSE Mathematics at grade 7 or A (or equivalent).


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced 185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency 185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
Institution's Own Test Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7
PTE Academic 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT) 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Trinity ISE Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

We also accept the English Language component of a number of International and European qualifications as meeting our English Language requirements. These can include GCSE English, the International Baccalaureate, the Abitur or the French Baccalaureat. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/english-language.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

For International and EU fees, please see the course details on our website. All International applicants (excluding EU fees) to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 (this will be £5,000 for Medical and Dental programmes) against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Provider information

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King's College London, University of London
Strand
Westminster
WC2R 2LS


Course contact details

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King's Admissions Office

+44 (0) 207 848 7000