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BA (Hons)Economics and Politics

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

With an emphasis on applying theory to the real world, this degree will provide you with thorough knowledge of the economic environment and how economic policy is formulated, and an understanding of how political choices, processes and ideas shape government and public life.

Programme structure

Year 1
Introduction to Politics
British Government and Politics
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics

Year 2
Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics
Political Thought
Politics optional modules may include:

Government and Business
Political Analysis
Politics in Action
The Politics of the European Union
Unity and Diversity in Contemporary America
Business Research and Analysis
Economics optional modules may include:

New Directions in Economics
Financial Markets and Institutions
Economic History
European Economic Issues
Business Research Issues and Analysis

Year 3
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Developments in Advanced Microeconomics
Politics optional modules may include:

Political Dissertation
American Presidency
Politics of Nationalism
Power, Politics and Morality
Financial Markets and Central Bank
Health Strategy and Management
Managing the Environment
Political Economy
Public Policy Making
Economics optional modules may include:

Financial Markets and Central Bank
Economic Development
Financial Econometrics
International Trade
Political Economy
Economics 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 at 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