Politics and Economics (BA (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 14100 per year

All study options

About Politics and Economics at Bournemouth University

Through studying some of the biggest issues the world is facing today, you'll examine the significance of global politics and the factors that influence income, wealth and wellbeing. We approach some of the biggest contemporary issues including pollution and climate change, healthcare, unemployment, inequality, and global poverty, whilst focusing on the role the media plays in this news travelling worldwide, reinforcing and challenging who gets what, how, why and where. 

As a student on this course, you'll: 

  • Expand your knowledge and attend conferences and speaker seminars, as well as benefitting from regular guest lectures and master classes 
  • Study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities in Turkey, USA or Germany
  • Engage in fieldtrips to places such as Westminster and Brussels, local government and charities 
  • Study alongside students from around the world at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global change. Attend expert-led lectures, cultural tours and workshops
  • Build your professional contacts and gain invaluable experiences that can serve as a platform for entry into a range of careers in a 4-week or 30-week placement. Work with organisations such as the Office of Education and Quality, Herts Mind Network and Apollo Private Wealth
  • Work alongside staff as student research assistants which can lead to publication.

This course helps you become a reflective, critical citizen ready for a range of careers.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14100 per year

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2020 and September 2021 entry: 104-120 UCAS tariff points from 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. All subjects are considered.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component or equivalent. 

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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