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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours)

Explore global policy challenges and get ready for a leadership career in business, politics, the NGO sector or academia.

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 be teachers who have received the disproportionate 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

Program highlights

  • 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.

Majors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
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

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); and Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

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