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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Explore global policy challenges and get ready for a leadership career in business, politics, the NGO sector or academia.Select where you studied and your qualification to see the minimum entry score you need to be considered for this program.Use the minimum entry score as a guide.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
4 years full-time
Course Code
2412, 092442A
Intake Months
International Fees
$42,272 per year / $169,088 total

About this course

This program combines studies in history, society, politics, philosophy and economics - all important for careers in public life.

You'll study with other motivated and high-achieving students to examine current and future global challenges and the world's most pressing problems.

You'll be taught by teachers who have received a substantial share of Australia's honours, competitive research grants and fellowships.

With your finely tuned research, analytical and problem-solving skills, you'll be prepared for analytical and decision-making roles across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Study at the only university in Queensland to offer a Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours).
  • Learn from internationally renowned scholars from multiple disciplines.
  • Benefit from a program that combines rigorous cross-disciplinary training and explores global policy challenges.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Economics, policy and social analyst
  • Public commentator
  • Political adviser
  • Economic policy adviser
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign affairs officer
  • Financial adviser
  • Public policy analyst
  • Public policy adviser
  • Public policy researcher