Economics and Politics BSc (Hons) - 4 years including study year abroad, Program By University of Bath |Top Universities

University of Bath

Claverton Down Campus, Bath, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =166
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Politics
  • Fees(GBP) 88000-
  • Scholarships Yes
In this course, you’ll examine the challenges facing individuals, countries and the international community. You will develop an understanding of government and society through core concepts such as power, justice, conflict, accountability, obligation, sovereignty and decision making. You will develop strong analytical skills which will aid your understanding of the institutional, UK and global context within which economic decisions and policy formation takes place.
In your first year you'll study key concepts in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. You'll explore political theory and analysis, introducing central subjects such as power and the state, democracy and the climate crisis.
In your second year you'll continue with more advanced study of political and economic theory. You'll study the exercise of power in societies and economies through an engagement with themes such as democratic theory, populist and nationalist politics, and the politics of race and gender.
In your final year you'll explore your interests through a range of optional units in both economics and politics.
By the end of the course, you will have an appreciation of the interface between economics and political science.

About University

A world-class University in a World Heritage city.

Ranked in the top 10 in all UK league tables and approaching our 50th year, Bath is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.

Voted first for student satisfaction two years in a row in the National Student Survey (2013 & 2014) our programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance. 

87% of our research is world leading (according to REF 2014) so your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas.

Our outstanding placement scheme helps ensure our highly sought-after graduates are well attuned to meet the evolving needs of employers. Our graduates enjoy some of the highest rates of employment and starting salaries in the UK.

Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the cosmopolitan city of Bath, provide superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities, and was named The Times and Sunday Times Best Campus University 2014.

Join our close-knit, high-achieving community to gain the knowledge, skills and experience you’ll need to thrive in a world of global networks.

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University of Bath

Claverton Down Campus, Bath, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =166

University of Bath

Claverton Down Campus, Bath, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =166