The Australian National University (ANU)

Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours)

The Australian National University (ANU)

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

The Bachelor of Politics Philosophy and Economics (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Politics Philosophy and Economics, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research. You will develop an advanced knowledge of research principles, methods and theoretical concepts of politics, philosophy and economics, and design and implement a research project, namely a 20,000 word thesis, that leads to the development of new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.


The Bachelor of Politics Philosophy and Economics (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units.


  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science

Standard entry requirements

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Politics Philosophy and Economics from the ANU, or equivalent from another institution, completed within the last two years:with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL), excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks, which must include 18 units from PHIL2116 and ECON3056 and one of the following: ECON2141, POLS2125 or POLS2130.Written approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesisand the satisfaction of any further requirements specified in the relevant honours specialisation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $34,490
International: $46,680
  • Full-time : 1 year

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