In both years 2 and 3 one-half of your modules will be Economics courses and one-half will be from the Politics and International Relations suite of modules. In terms of the Politics and International Relations courses, the degree offers you the flexibility to focus on one of these areas, or to take forward your studies combining both.
In your second year at Lancaster University’s Economics, Politics and International Relations (Hons), you’ll be able to choose whether you take modules with a more intuitive approach, or those that are focused more on analysis, mathematics and statistics. Subjects could include Microeconomic Analysis, Macroeconomics Analysis, Game Theory, Modern Political Thought, Applied Economics, Economic Policy and Chinas International Relations.
In the second and third year you will also able to choose from a broad range of politics options, such as Politics and History of the Middle East; International Relations, Security and Sustainability; Politics of Development and Global Changes; Understanding Key Economic Concepts; Issues in Contemporary Politics and Philosophy. For more details and options, please see the PPR department website.
Your final year could include options such as Islamic Politics, Health Economics, Economic Development, International Economics, and Human Rights. High-performing students also have the opportunity to write a dissertation.
Graduates of this course develop a wide range of skills, which are highly valued by employers both in the UK and abroad. Together with a thorough understanding of global economics and politics, you’ll develop well-rounded communication, analytical and IT skills, all of which are increasingly sought after in the workplace.
Typical career paths for our graduates include the civil service and local government, with a large number opting for positions in the private sector, in industries such as finance, accountancy and law.
- Career and Employability
- International Relations: Theory and Practice
- Politics in the Modern World
- Principles of Economics
- Applied Economics
- Game Theory
- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- 36 months
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DisciplinesEconomics International Relations Political Science View 941 other Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Level AAB
- GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6, English Language grade C or 4
- International Baccalaureate 35 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
- BTEC Distinction
International21195 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21195 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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