The Australian National University (ANU)

Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics

The Australian National University (ANU)

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

Are you a leader? The Australian National University is a leader too, especially in the fields of philosophy, politics and economics. This progressive and well-regarded degree will arm you with the moral, economic and political perspectives you need to make a real impact. You 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.


The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics requires the completion of 144 units, of which: A maximum of 60 units can come from the completion of 1000 level courses. A minimum of 84 units must come from the completion of 2000 and 3000 level courses.


  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, and the minimum Selection Rank (from their academic qualifications, plus any adjustment factors) requirement for this program. Previous higher education studies
  • Or secondary education results if completed less than one full-time equivalent year (1.0 FTE) of a degree
  • Or the result from a bridging or preparatory course. Previously completed VET qualifications at AQF level 5 or higher (i.e. a Diploma or above)
  • Or secondary education results if the VET qualification is not completed.

Study pathways

Honours available

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $103,470
International: $144,105
  • ATAR: 94
  • 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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