Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

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. By electing to spend a year in business you will also be able to integrate theory and practice.

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.

- Excellent career prospects; both economics and politics and international relations have has an impressive employment record and graduates’ starting salaries are among the highest in the country.

- Competitive edge in the graduate job market having gained real business experience on your work placement.

- Flexibility to specialise in areas, including: financial crises, economics of life, economics history as well both traditional areas of political science – including institutional politics within states – and new areas of inquiry – such as the role of new media in politics.

- Quality research and teaching;one of only two Economics departments in the country placed in the top ten for both research and student satisfaction and our Politics & International Relations department is 10th in the UK for research intensity and has over 91% overall student satisfaction (Research Assessment Exercise, 2014 and National Student Survey 2015).

Course Modules

Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/economics/economics-politics-and-international-relations-with-a-year-in-business.aspx

Start Date:

23/09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time With Year in Industry
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time With Year in Industry
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time With Year in Industry
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £16,900 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in both Reading and Writing and no lower than 5.5 in every other subscore.