Politics at Brunel has been ranked 38th in UK and 6th in London (The Complete University Guide 2018). Politics at Brunel has been ranked 42nd in UK, 7th in London (The Guardian University Guide 2018) Economics at Brunel has been ranked 57th in UK, 9th in London (The Complete Univeristy Guide 2018). Economics at Brunel has been ranked 51st in UK and 8th in London (The Guardian University Guide 2018) Our Politics and Economics BSc allows you to examine how political and economic factors affect public and private decision-making. You will get to grips with who and what affects contemporary domestic and international issues while also acquiring technical expertise in quantitative and computing skills plus an understanding of micro and macroeconomic principles, and of advanced macroeconomics. By opting for a sandwich degree, you’ll gain work experience to complement your academic studies in a way that is highly valued by employers. You can take up industrial placements in many settings including the Environmental Audit Committee, House of Commons, Access Sport, Directorate of Gender Affairs, HM Treasury and the Competition Commission. Our graduates enter diverse careers. Some go into politics and the civil service; some are at GCHQ and in military intelligence. Others work in the public and private sectors, the NHS, international banks, business, consultancy, law, NGOs and the media. Some graduates become researchers, teachers and librarians. You’ll benefit from our unrivalled network of contacts in the political field. Our proximity to central London’s world-class research facilities, Westminster and Whitehall means you couldn’t be better placed to immerse yourself in an established politics arena.