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Apply for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) through the Dunedin campus in 2020

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The PPE major consists of sixteen papers in the core disciplines (three required economics papers, one required core seminar, and twelve remaining papers as listed below).

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in PPE

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in PPE includes these sixteen papers plus four further papers.

See the programme requirements in the table below.

The PPE BA may be combined with a number of other courses of study. Students are encouraged to consider pursuing a minor or a diploma in a foreign language. Many PPE students pursue double degrees in law, the sciences, or other disciplines. The PPE degree may also include a term of international exchange study.

Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) in PPE

A Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BASc) in PPE includes these sixteen papers plus at least twelve papers in a sciences major.  

See the programme requirements for the BASc in PPE.

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in PPE

A Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in PPE includes these sixteen papers plus four core commerce papers.

See the programme requirements in the table below.

Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Level Papers Points
100-level

BSNS 113 Economic Principles and Policy

ECON 112 Principles of Economics 2

One 100-level PHIL paper (PHIL 103 Ethical Issues, recommended)

One 100-level POLS paper (POLS 102 New Zealand Politics - Introduction, recommended)

18

18

18

18

200-level

PHPE 201 Political Economy 1: Method, Philosophy, Applications

ECON 201 Microeconomics or ECON 271  Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

One further 200-level ECON paper

One 200-level PHIL paper

One 200-level POLS paper

one further 200-level ECON, PHIL or POLS papers

18

18

18

18

18

18

300-level

Six 300-level ECON, PHIL, PHPE, or POLS papers, including at least one paper in each of Economics, Philosophy, and Politics.

CLAS 340 may be substituted for one 300-level PHIL paper.

108

Plus 72 further points which may be taken from outside Arts 72
Total   360

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Level Papers Points
100-level

BSNS 113  Economic Principles and Policy

ECON 112  Principles of Economics 2

PHIL 105  Critical Thinking

One 100-level POLS paper (POLS 102 New Zealand Politics - Introduction, recommended)

BSNS 111 Business and Society, BSNS 112 Interpreting Business Data, BSNS 114 Financial Decision Making, BSNS 115 Accounting and Information Systems – must normally be taken in first year of study.

18

18

18

18

 

72

200-level

PHPE 201  Political Economy 1: Method, Philosophy, Applications

ECON 201  Microeconomics or ECON 271  Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

One further 200-level ECON paper

One 200-level PHIL paper

One 200-level POLS paper

one further 200-level ECON, PHIL or POLS papers

18

18

18

18

18

18

300-level

MANT 331  Business Ethics

Five 300-level ECON, PHIL, PHPE, or POLS papers, including at least two papers in Economics and at least one paper in each of Philosophy and Politics.

CLAS 340 may be substituted for one 300-level PHIL paper.

18

90

Total   360

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