Join two departments recognised for their high quality research and teaching; in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 70% of the Department of Politics and International Relations' research outputs were rated in the top three categories from 'internationally excellent' to 'world leading', and teaching in the Economics Department has received a score of 22 out of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Develop an in-depth understanding of economics at all levels; rom the company to the state, and beyond. The curriculum is advanced and reflects the most recent research in the two disciplines. Study in a warm, engaging environment with student-friendly academic and administrative staff, supported by a Personal Adviser who will guide you through your choice of course units, examinations and will advise you on your progress. Gain a broad spectrum of transferable skills that can be applied in the workplace and enjoy excellent employment prospects.