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Economics and International Relations MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Economics and International Relations at Aberdeen is a great subject combination to set your thorough grounding in the global economy and how it operates, within the context of the complex and constantly changing relationships between nations. You will be taught by leading international experts who will keep you at the forefront of contemporary debate and a sought-after graduate across a range of career options.In Economics, you will explore the microeconomics of business and society, macroeconomics of the world economy and economic problems in political, social and historical contexts, with a strong emphasis on applied learning. You will thrive in the dynamic, international environment of our Business School of 45 nationalities and be taught by experts including leading petroleum economist and government adviser Professor Alex Kemp and our health economists whose work influences Scottish and UK policy decisions on public health.In International Relations, you will look closely at organisations, how states interact, the many contributors to global wealth and poverty and why inequalities persist. You will tackle regional and international tensions, nationalism, concepts of democracy – and the ever-present concerns of conflict and peace. You will be taught by internationally renowned academics with strong track records in publishing international papers and articles and who appear regularly in the media, analysing and explaining national, European and world events from the viewpoint of their own area of expertise and research. You will gain the perfect foundation to add international career possibilities to your appeal to employers in all sectors, including all areas of international business, NGOs and international development, with options in local and national government, politics and journalism.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81 10

    35th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    177 81%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57.0 57%

    57th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    15th

    59
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    177 85%

    11th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    29th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    28th

    2

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