Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE) | IE University

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE)

Shape the future of societies and organizations
duration4 years
languageEnglish
locationSegovia or Madrid
intakeSeptember
Mode of studyFull-time
FormatIn-person
duration4 years
languageEnglish
locationSegovia or Madrid
intakeSeptember
Mode of studyFull-time
FormatIn-person

A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY

The Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE) prepares graduates for successful careers across a wide range of sectors. From the business world to the legal sphere and everything in between, you will have innumerable professional opportunities thanks to the knowledge, skills and tools gained in the program.

You might go on to become a lawyer in a top law firm thanks to your background in politics and economics. Alternatively, a career as a political analyst may interest you—you will have the knowledge to forecast political trends and analyze the effect that policies have on socioeconomic systems. Some students pursue a career in policy-making, others in economic consultancy. Whichever path you choose, the multidisciplinary skills you learn in the PPLE program will serve you well.

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE)

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OF IE UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 2023 JOB SEEKERS REPORTED THEY WERE CURRENTLY WORKING
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OF IE UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 2023 JOB SEEKERS REPORTED THEY WERE CURRENTLY WORKING
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WORK OUTSIDE THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

UNLIMITED OPTIONS

Your degree from IE University opens you up to a world of opportunity. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to start a career in a range of areas across sectors. These are just some of the many career paths open to Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics grads.

LAWYER

Your background in politics and economics will prepare you to explore how these areas impact legal systems. As a practitioner of law, you will be able to use your knowledge of economic and political theory to provide legal advice and council to large corporations, governmental institutions or individuals.

POLITICAL ANALYST

A career in political science relies on a thorough understanding of how policy making impacts socioeconomic systems. As a political analyst, governments, corporations and international organizations will ask you to forecast political trends and comment on recent decisions to anticipate the effect these will have on legal, economic and social structures.

ECONOMIC CONSULTANT

Economic consultants have a number of important responsibilities. Your career path will largely involve designing economic policy for organizations in the public and private sector, as well as researching and analyzing economic data to forecast market trends. You may also work for corporations, governments or NGOs to assess and observe economic performance.

GLOBAL POLICY MAKER

The political, philosophical, legal, and economic savvy you will acquire in this program will prepare you to become a sharp global policymaker. In this role, you'll put your multidisciplinary skills into practice, designing smart and sustainable policies for organizations, governments, and NGOs at a global level.

Career Report of the graduates in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE)

Career Report of the IE University Class of 2023

YOUR OWN PATH

Graduating is only the first step in your ongoing professional journey. See where our former students are and discover the endless opportunities that await IE University’s graduates.

The IE Careers Forum: global impact, global opportunities

The IE Careers Forum is IE University’s premier careers fair, connecting students with top recruiters to maximize their chances of gaining job opportunities before and after graduation. Organized by the IE Talent & Careers team, this event features a roster of industry-specific forums that allow students to explore various career options in depth.

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What job can I get with a PPE degree?

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With a PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) degree, you can pursue careers in areas such as government, policy analysis, consulting, journalism, research, non-profit organizations, advocacy, law, business, and academia.

What can you do with a Bachelor in Philosophy Politics Economics?

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With a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), you can pursue careers in various fields, including government, policy analysis, consulting, journalism, research, non-profit organizations, advocacy, law, business, and academia.

What careers can you get with a PPE degree?

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With a PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) degree, you can pursue careers in government, policy analysis, consulting, journalism, research, non-profit organizations, advocacy, law, business, and academia.

What jobs can you get with a politics philosophy and economics degree?

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With a Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) degree, you can pursue jobs in government, policy analysis, consulting, journalism, research, non-profit organizations, advocacy, law, business, and academia.

Why is philosophy politics and economics important?

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PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) is important as it combines the study of ethics, governance, and economic systems, providing a comprehensive understanding of society, policy-making, and the complexities of human behavior and decision-making in the social, political, and economic realms.