251–300 th
World University Rankings 2020
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Economics and Politics with professional placement and study year abroad. - University of Bath

Understand the complex interactions between economic and political variables. You’ll gain the skills to apply economic theory to help solve global problems. In this course, you’ll examine the challenges facing individuals, countries and the international community. You will develop an understanding of government and society through core concepts such as power, justice, order, conflict, legitimacy, accountability, obligation, sovereignty and decision making. You will develop strong numeracy skills in statistics and information technology. You will explore the institutional, UK and global context within which economic decisions and policy formation takes place. In your first year, you will gain a secure base in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. You will study the exercise of power in societies, and the resolution of conflict between power and policies. This will be integrated into economic analysis. You will also develop your understanding of international relations, and issues of conflict and security. In the final year, you will be able to choose from a selection of optional units. By the end of the course, you will have an appreciation of the interface between economics and political science. Teaching You’ll learn from academics with expertise across the breadth of economics. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience. Facilities Our computer network enables you to access the up-to-the-minute data on economics. You will use the latest statistical and quantitative software to improve your ability to conduct analysis. Careers Our economics graduates are very successful in today’s competitive labour market. They pursue a range of careers in both the private and public sectors. Many of our graduates work as economists, financial or business analysts, researchers, accountants and tax professionals. They have worked for organisations such as: Deloitte Bank of England Ernst & Young (EY) Amazon Unilever

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom