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Economics, Politics and International Relations

BSc
  • UCAS code LL12
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Studying Economics, Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at two of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This joint degree combines the core programme of the Economics degree with foundation and option courses offered by Politics and International Relations. These disciplines have many natural affinities between them, and their synergies lend themselves well to students who are interested in pursuing careers in various policy fields as well as in the areas of politics/international relations and economics generally, in both the public and private sectors.  This combined with the broad spectrum of transferable skills gained will lead to excellent career prospects.

This course coves a complete education in the theories and methods of economics, with a strong focus on analytical methods. You will develop skills in mathematics and statistics and learn to tackle economic problems; cover political ideas and processes in countries throughout the world and the global system which will allow you to examine issues fundamental to our times. The curriculum is advanced and reflects the most recent research in both disciplines. 

Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. Our courses follow a coherent and developmental structure which we combined with an effective and flexible approach to study.

  • Cover political ideas and processes in countries throughout the world.
  • Strong focus on analytical methods of economics.
  • Study with subject leaders in two exceptional departments.
  • Flexibility to specialise in areas such as financial crises or new media in politics.
  • Excellent prospects for careers in policy.
91%

overall student satisfaction

Source: NSS, 2017

91%

of our Economics graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2016

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