Politics, Philosophy and Economics - A2010
Think strategically and make change with the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics. This elite program is designed for deep thinkers who want to have a real impact. By studying at the creative intersection between three disciplines, you’ll learn how to transform big ideas into tangible results.
As you engage with researchers and global leaders, you’ll hone the industry relevant abilities needed to thrive in a world defined by constant technological, environmental, political and population change. By learning how to apply abstract knowledge to pressing problems, you’ll graduate as an informed thinker with practical experience.
This course has a unique Industry Advisory Board consisting of all Monash University global alumni from across government and corporate sectors. The Advisory Board brings real-world knowledge, insight and advice to connect theory and learning with what industry needs so our students graduate with career ready skills. Members include The Honourable Sharman Stone, Professor of Practice (former Australia's Ambassador of Women and Children), Prof Allan Fels AO (inaugural Chair of the ACCC), Dewi Wahab (Indonesian Ambassador to Denmark), Dr Waleed Aly (Broadcaster), and many more.
Field trips, international study options and internships form an element of the course, empowering you to gain real world experience and shape your professional networks before you’ve even graduated.
During your second year, you’ll have the chance to embark on a global study tour exclusive to this degree. This study tour traces the contours of the shifting economic and political power relations of the 21st century, from the Asia-Pacific to Europe. You’ll meet with and learn from academics and practitioners in the private and public sectors, gaining first-hand knowledge of the forces shaping the coming century and the diverse philosophical ideas emerging to interpret this change.
On completion of the course, you’ll be prepared for an exciting range of professions, including as a Political Advisor, Economist or Policy Analyst.
Your specialist analytical skills will also give you an invaluable competitive advantage in a range of private companies and non-governmental organisations.