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Social Sciences

Politics & International Relations

BSc Philosophy, International Studies & Economics

3 years

€168-1682 pa

Programme profile

This programme [PISE] is patterned after the Philosophy, Politics, Economics (P.P.E.) degree taught at the University of Oxford and will enable students to acquire basic knowledge in the three main subjects of philosophy, economics and international studies.

The programme trains graduates who can analyse and interpret social, political and economic phenomena with a multi-disciplinary approach and at various levels: through logical-philosophical foundations, through familiarity with international reality and the cultures of various countries and through the instruments of economic sciences for the analysis of a macroeconomic context, market behaviours and of economic factors.

The programme aims to equip students with a flexible education both international and multidisciplinary based on a general vision of the problems of a globalized world with defined geo-political areas.

Fees are charged with reference to family income

* there is usually a second (later) applications round

Programme content

- a wide-ranging introduction to philosophical, economic and international issues that allows for the analysis and interpretation of social, political and economic phenomena.

- a solid foundations in logical reasoning and analytical and critical thinking, making students capable of interpreting the complex and dynamic reality of a globalized world.

- knowledge of the history and cultures of different countries, micro and macro economics, trade and international relations, political economy and welfare systems at an international level.


This programme gives access to the Ca’ Foscari's M.Phil. in:

- Comparative International Relations, Philosophy and Economics.

Entry Requirements

Three A-Levels and three GCSEs

Six passes at Leaving Cert. (inc. 2 x H5)




20 May

28 June