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BA (Hons)Economics and Politics

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Overview

Economics at Stirling is delivered in a revolutionary new way of teaching through their commitment to the CORE Project – “Economics for a Changing World”. In using real-world data to answer real-world questions from the very beginning of your studies, you will understand global issues with historical and philosophical context, and be in a position to influence those positively for the good of business and society.

An Economics degree from Stirling empowers you with sharp analytical tools, from experts in their field, with an ever-present emphasis on intellectual curiosity.
Stirling is a hub for conservation and environmental organisations. It’s a superb place to study Environmental Science. They were one of the first UK universities to introduce an Environmental Science degree and they’re course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

When you study Politics at the University of Stirling, you’ll increase your awareness of the different political systems, ideologies and policies that impact people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally. We’re ranked among the best universities for Politics in Scotland, and are highly regarded for our strong, research-led approach to teaching.

A Politics degree helps you develop the intellectual, communication and analytical skills employers are looking for. You’ll open the door to a wide range of career opportunities – from politics itself, to connected arenas such as commerce, civil service, journalism, law and teaching. There are also plenty of opportunities to broaden your horizons by studying abroad during your course, including through our Politics-specific partnership with the Universities og Gothenburg in Sweden.

Career opportunities

Economics graduates from Stirling are working in diverse careers that span everything from Portfolio Managers and Economic Analysts to Social workers, IT Specialists and Members of Parliament.

Recent Stirling graduates have started their careers in some of the following roles:

Debt Products Analyst, Merrill Lynch
Economic Analyst, Scottish Water
Insurance Consultant, Aviva
Credit Risk Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
Other graduates have forged careers as:

Principal Research Officer, Scottish Government
Head of Business Transformation, AEGON Scottish Equitable
Investment Manager, Deutsche Bank
Executive Director, Goldman Sachs

From social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR, our Politics course opens up a broad range of career opportunities. Potential employers include international organisations such as the UN, the third-sector, the civil service, local and national government, lobbying organisations and commercial businesses. Jobs directly related to a Politics degree include:

Government Social Research Officer
Public Affairs Consultant
Civil Service Fast Streamer
Public Relations Account Executive
Politician’s Assistant

Other roles where a Politics degree is useful include: Market Researcher, Marketing Executive, Journalist, Charity Officer, Forensic Accountant, Public Relations Officer and many more.

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States