Philosophy, Politics and Economics and Arts
Pursue your passions and maximise your career options with our combined bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and Arts. You’ll graduate with two degrees in just four years, with a Bachelor of Philosophy Politics and Economics where you will take the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Extended Major), and a Bachelor of Arts where you’ll choose a major from a wide range of options.
- Course code
- TISC code
- CRICOS code
- February and July
- 4 years
- Minimum ATAR or equivalent
- 92 ATAR
- English Language Competence and any prerequisites indicated against your chosen individual majors.
Related study areas
This course is currently available for domestic students only.
Why study this course?
In a competitive employment market, you will maximise your career options by developing interdisciplinary grounding across the three disciplines of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Combining this with the Arts will equip you to think holistically, developing an enhanced awareness of relationships – with oneself, others and the world. You will graduate with two qualifications, having cut two years off the time it takes you to study two degrees. If you decide either degree isn't right for you, you can exit one and complete the other.
What will I learn?
UWA’s Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics is a challenging and rigorous course of study that will equip you to engage with important social issues – climate change, healthcare, inequality, political participation, criminal justice and more – from a uniquely interdisciplinary perspective. Combine this with a Bachelor of Arts where you will cultivate your passions while developing transferable skills that are essential in every industry and can never be automated – they’ll set you apart from the competition and prepare you for a future-proof career.
You will combine:
Extended major from the Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics:
A wide range of undergraduate majors from the Bachelor of Arts.
You can also include minors and elective units in your degree. Learn more about what makes up your degree with Our Courses Explained.