PPE | Prospective Students

A Future with PPE


PPE offers a good preparation for a wide variety of careers, many linked to subjects studied at Oxford. The careers most commonly chosen are in:

  • Banking and finance
  • Politics
  • Journalism and broadcasting
  • Law
  • Industry
  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Accountancy
  • Business management
  • Advertising
  • Many branches of the public service, including the civil and diplomatic services and local government

Further study at Oxford

There are many possibilities for further study for higher degrees. Philosophy, Politics & International Relations, Economics, and Sociology all offer DPhil research degrees, as well as the taught degrees of the MPhil (in Philosophy the equivalent is the BPhil) and MSc. Information about graduate courses at Oxford University is available here.