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Economics with Philosophy BSc

The aim of the Philosophy minor is to bring clarity and rigour to your thinking and to advance your understanding of, and ability to engage with, central philosophical questions, arguments, theories and texts.

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

In your first year

Introduction to Economics

30 Credits

An introductory course which assumes no prior knowledge of Economics… Read More

Mathematics

15 Credits

This is an introductory level course for those who wish to use mathematics… Read More

Statistics

15 Credits

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International Development

30 Credits

International Development is a course aimed at enhancing a student’s understanding… Read More

Ethics

30 Credits

Study and discuss the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant and Mill… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning: Formal & Informal

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

Critical Reasoning: Scientific Reasoning

0 Credits

An introduction to key methodological ideas in the natural and social sciences… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

Mircoeconomics I

15 Credits

This course covers consumer theory and producer theory.… Read More

Microeconomics II

15 Credits

This course covers consumer theory and producer theory.… Read More

Macroeconomics I

15 Credits

This course builds on the Level 4 Introduction to Economics course. … Read More

Macroeconomics II

15 Credits

This course enhances students’ ability to apply macroeconomic models… Read More

Econometrics

30 Credits

Econometrics is a study of how to use theory and data from economics… Read More

Modern Philosophy (Advanced)

30 Credits

Study the break with ancient philosophy in the late 17th and early 18th centuries… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy: Physics, Cosmology, Biology

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

Science Literacy: History of Science

0 Credits

Introduction to several key episodes in the history of science… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

Applied Economics I & II

30 Credits

Students gain a better understanding of the uses of economic theory… Read More

Two courses from:

Political Economy

30 Credits

Deepen your understanding of the political context of Economics… Read More

Finance I & II

30 Credits

Finance I covers Investment and Asset Pricing and Finance II covers Corporate Finance… Read More

Dissertation

30 Credits

A dissertation is intended to enable a student to deepen his or her understanding… Read More

Plus one from:

Aesthetics

30 Credits

The aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects, their nature and their value… Read More

Kant to Nietzsche

30 Credits

In this course we study Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason and works of major thinkers.… Read More

Philosophy of Mind & Language

30 Credits

Foundational concepts, problems, & theories in the philosophy of mind and language… Read More

Political Philosophy

30 Credits

Study themes of huge interest: authority, liberty, democracy, justice, & the market… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics: Ethics in Public & Profession

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

Applied Ethics: The Good Life

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More