This exciting, interdisciplinary degree allows you to explore the institutions and practices of modern political systems, alongside the institutions, principles and theories of economics. As an Economics and Politics student you'll gain expertise in data analysis, research, critical thinking and more as you develop an in-depth understanding of the economic factors influencing income, wealth and wellbeing, as well as the ways in which they influence public policy.
In addition to studying mircoeconomics and macroeconomics, you'll gain a foundation in political theory, international relations, development studies and systems of government. You'll examine the interrelated nature of Economics and Politics and how the disciplines shape society. We offer a wide range of optional modules which allows you to tailor your degree to pursue topics that excite you, so you can you develop your interests in specialist areas.
On this course you'll have the opportunity to study abroad, allowing you to develop an international perspective on your subject or undertake a work placement which will give you an insight into working life in a particular organisation or sector linked to your studies.
Throughout the course, you'll gain a diverse skillset that will be valuable to you as a citizen, as well as in your future career - whatever path you choose to take.