Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

This progressive and well regarded degree will arm students with the moral, economic and political perspectives they need to make a real impact. The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics has a strong international component that gives students the opportunity to engage with other leading Universities around the world. Students will develop exceptional problem solving skills and critical and conceptual thinking, all while gaining a passport to some of the world's most promising careers.


  • 144 units
  • 54 units from compulsory courses
  • 6 units from compulsory list of courses which may also be counted towards completion of any other requirements
  • 12 units from Political Science courses list
  • 12 units from Philosophy courses list and 12 units from Economic courses list
  • 6 units from 2000 and 3000-level subject areas course list
  • 48 units from elective courses offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences or any other College.


  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Assumed knowledge: mathematics comparable to at least a Mathematical Methods major in the ACT or NSW Mathematics or equivalent

Study pathways

Honours available

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $127,440
  • ATAR: 89
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double - Arts, Social Sciences group, Flexible Double - Law group. This program can also be incorporated into a Flexible Vertical Double Degree - Postgraduate business, humanities and social sciences group and Postgraduate law group.

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