The requirements for undertaking the University of Cape Town (UCT) Management Studies Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE).
This classic combination of Politics, Philosophy and Economics involves an academically rigorous grounding in all of these closely connected subjects, as well as the opportunity to specialise in one or more of them. Students follow a curriculum designed in consultation with all three participating academic disciplines. After the PPE Humanities, depending on the courses they have chosen, students may study for Honours degrees in any of the three fields or in PPE. Graduates of the PPE have followed many careers, including work in commerce, government and non-governmental organisations.
Dr Ryan Nefdt (Philosophy)
Curriculum for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year PPE Humanities:
|First year: 8 semester courses|
|(d)||PHI1024F||Introduction to Philosophy|
|(e)||POL1004F||Introduction to Politics|
|(f)||POL1005S||Introduction to Politics B|
|(h) One of the following:|
|All possible second year options are listed below, but please note that available options will vary each year, depending on course timetables. In any given year, it is unavoidable that some options will be unavailable because of timetable clashes with required courses.
Second year: 8 semester courses
|(c)||ECO2007S||Cooperation and Competition|
|(g) At least one of the following:|
|POL2039F||Politics of International Economic Relations|
|POL2043S||South African Politics|
|POL2042S||Comparative Public Institutions|
(h) If there is a remaining course, it is to be chosen from the following:
Your next move
UCT offers many programmes. If you do not meet up to the requirements of this programme you can consider another programme on the list. Go to >> University of Cape Town Faculties/Programmes.
However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.