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Economics with Political Studies with a Year in Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #291 (QS) ,
Studying the Economics with Political Studies with a Year in Business programme at Royal Holloway University of London means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at two of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres.

About

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.

Career oppportunities

The Economics with Political Studies with a Year in Business programme at Royal Holloway University of London  will equip you with an enviable range of transferable skills which combined with the knowledge gained, will make you highly employable.  It can lead to a broad range of careers in both the private and public sectors and also for professional training in areas such as law, accountancy and management.  

Choosing to include a politics based degree into your studies at Royal Holloway provides you with a wide range of important transferable skills, enabling you to approach problems in a rigorous, analytical and critical way and to communicate clearly and concisely in both speech and writing. Our graduates leave us with skills and knowledge that not only makes them attractive to employers in a broad spectrum of careers, but prepares them for further advanced study and research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Principles of Economics
  •  Quantitative Methods of Economics 
  •  Post-Crisis Economics
  •  Employability 
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  •  Microeconomics
  •  Macroeconomics
  •  Year in Business

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • A Levels: AAB-ABB
  • GCSE Maths at grade A or 7.
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall. Reading and writing 6.0.  No other subscore lower than 5.5.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      18300 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18300 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      9250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for London

    • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    • We award our scholarships competitively, usually based on your academic achievements, as well as your scholarship statement. 
    • Bursaries are awarded to all students who meet the eligibility criteria

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