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Economics, Politics and International Relations with a Year in Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #308 (QS) London, United Kingdom
Studying the Economics, Politics and International Relations 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. 
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Overview

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 opportunities

A degree in Economics, Politics and International Relations 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.  

In recent years, graduates entered many different roles in the Civil Service, accountancy, investment banking, management, journalism, broadcasting, computing, higher education, teaching, and politics and diplomacy themselves.

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 
  •  Introduction to Politics and Government
  •  Introduction to International Relations
  •  Microeconomics
  •  Macroeconomics
  •  Year in Business
  •  Understanding the European Union: Politics and Theory
  •  International Relations Theory
  •  Democracy in Britain

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.

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. Writing 7.0. No other subscore lower than 5.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18800 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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.

The fee for your Year in Business will be 20% of the tuition fee for that academic year. 

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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