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BA (Hons)Economics and International Relations (Placement)

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

This programme helps you gain a broad grounding in economics and an understanding of the ways in which international political developments affect and are affected by the world economy.

Programme structure

Year 1
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics
Applied Economic Analysis
Introduction to Contemporary International Relations
Introduction to Globalisation

Year 2
Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics
Themes and Debates in International Relations Theory

Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Business Research Issues and Analysis
Economic History
European Economic Issues
Financial Markets and Institutions
New Directions in Economics
Political Analysis
Politics in Action
The Cold War
The Making of a Global World
The Politics of the European Union

Year 3
Placement year

Year 4
Development in Advanced Microeconomics
Open Economy Macroeconomics

Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Developments in Advanced Microeconomics
Economic Development
Economics Dissertation
Financial Markets and the Central Bank
International Trade
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Political Economy
Globalisation and Democracy
Government and Policy in China
International Security in a Globalised World
Politics Dissertation

Career opportunities

An Economics degree is ideal preparation for a career in business, finance and the civil service.

Since the global financial crisis of 2007/08, Economics has been on the centre stage of policy analysis, and the need for sound economic skills and competencies will be high for the foreseeable future.

Recent graduates have progressed on to roles such as Financial Analyst at PwC, Graduate Consultant at IBM and Revenue Management Analyst at TNT.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States