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The School of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) offers degree courses at the heart of current thinking, research and debate in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Now is a most exciting time to study political economy, economic philosophy and political philosophy.

The School is home to a prestigious and international community of students and academics at the forefront of research into the philosophical, economic, and political questions of our time, including their historical contexts and competing theoretical analyses. The School is dedicated to outstanding teaching and to developing the potential of all our students in an intellectually robust, friendly and open learning environment.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, the language requirements are part way down this page. The other requirements are not applicable.

For more information, and for other accepted certification, please see our English requirements.

Choosing your modules

PPE students take their modules across the three constituent PPE departments. See Philosophy, Politics and Economics for relevant module information. 

Teaching schedule

You can study in our department for the following periods only. 

  • Full academic year
  • Semester 1 only
  • Semester 2 only

Examination and assessment

Assessment is by examination or by essay submission during the Common Examination Periods at the end of each semester, alternate assessments may be available please contact the department.   

Contact us

Dr Philip Roberts
International Officer

Contact us

Dr Philip Roberts
International Officer