Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (BP012)

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Award abbreviation
Course type
undergraduate course
not available in 2020
Intake periods
beginning of year and mid-year
Admission requirements
Minimum ATAR Threshold is 90. The ATAR Subject Prerequisites are nil
Administered by
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education; Graduate Research School

Course details

About this course
This proposed Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) has been developed in response to the University's emphasis on broad learning at the undergraduate level, and is motivated by the educational merit of PPE programs and the success of such programs around the world and, most recently, in Australia (especially at the Australian National University).
144 points comprising 24 six-point units. Students normally take eight units each year, four in each semester.
Available to international students
Yes. For information on international student fees see 'Schedule 2: Fees'. (Enquiries:
Attendance type
full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Delivery mode
Standard full-time completion
3 years
Standard part-time completion
6 years (maximum 10 years)
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Commonwealth supported and/or HECS-HELP
Majors available
MJD-PPEDM Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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