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Economics and Politics, B.Sc.

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  • 36 months
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Studying this Economics and Politics degree from University of London you will gain an understanding of economics and politics in the wider context of the social sciences.

About

Learn how to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in applying economic reasoning to the analysis of a wide range of policy issues, and gain a detailed and critical understanding of the main theoretical debates in the field of economics and politics.By studying this degree, you will:

  • study a rigorous and challenging programme in the fields of economics and politics
  • gain an understanding of economics and politics in the wider context of the social sciences
  • apply economic reasoning to the analysis of a wide range of policy issues
  • gain a critical understanding of the main theoretical debates in the field of economics and politics.

Career opportunities

This Economics and Politics degree from University of London will help to prepare you for careers in areas of economics, policy, government, and consultancy. You could also gain entry to a master’s programme in these fields.

It will also help you to question and analyse information, develop arguments, and boost your analytical and communication skills – all of which are valued in management-related roles.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Application deadlines: 01 October
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3-6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to economics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to modern political thought 
  • Introduction to political science

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

For access to the BSc Economics and Politics degree, you will usually meet the following criteria:
  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration.
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements.
  • Mathematics to UK GCSE Level (Grade C) or equivalent.
Even if you don’t meet the standard requirements, we will consider each application on its own merits. Our Admissions Panel will consider whether any alternative/incomplete qualifications or work experience you have are suitable for entry to the programme.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5601 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5601 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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