BSc (Hons) — 2025 entry Politics and Economics

Our Politics and Economics BSc will introduce you to the most important economic policy questions in the UK, around Europe, and the world, and explore how those who make decisions impact on others. You’ll be taught how to apply theoretical understandings of politics and international relations to world events and issues. You’ll graduate employment-ready with highly valued and transferrable skills.

Key course information

Typical offer
ABB
Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
Overseas fees
To be confirmed
UCAS code
LL12
Campus
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • Political choices fundamentally determine the economies within which we live and work; yet often economic reality seems to shape the limits of political possibility. 
  • Our BSc Politics and Economics course focuses on how economic structures shape politics locally, nationally and internationally.  
  • Along the way you’ll be able to address important social questions behind the biggest debates in contemporary politics and economics. 
  • You’ll have the option to take one of our award-winning Professional Training placements that will prepare you for work in industry.
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Statistics

Top 5 in the UK

Politics is ranked top 5 for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

11th in the UK

For Business and Economics in the Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings 2024

11th in the UK

Politics is ranked 11th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

*Measured by % positivity across all questions for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide league tables.

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