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International Development with Economics BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore how we can build a sustainable global future that leaves no-one behind. Develop a broad-based social science approach with a grounding in economics.On this degree you will study some of the most important challenges facing our global society – poverty, inequality, climate change, conflict and migration. Alongside economic methods and analysis, training in sociology and anthropology, politics and social research will enable you to apply a multi-disciplinary approach.With a strong orientation towards policy and practice, you will explore problems and solutions at local through national and international levels, guided by staff sharing from their own experience of development work and research.In your first year you'll develop your knowledge of economic principles and applications. You'll analyse international development from economic, social, and political perspectives, and build your skills in qualitative or quantitative research.In your second year you'll deepen your knowledge of development economics. You'll develop your understanding of the economic, social and political dimensions of diverse global and local challenges. Your skills in qualitative and quantitative research will continue to develop.In your final year you'll specialise further and pursue topics that interest you most. You'll undertake your own research on a subject of your choice and seek solutions to global and local problems through economic and multi-disciplinary analysis.Study in an enriched learning environmentYou’ll experience a multi-disciplinary approach which is policy and practice oriented and rooted in social science research methods.Seminar classes will give the opportunity to discuss topics in depth in a small group. Practical examples in the classroom will bring to life how theoretical approaches connect to real world experience.You will be able to benefit from the research taking place within our Centre for Development Studies. This will allow you to engage with research informing international policy and practice.

Application deadline

26 January

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A level : AAB

Typical offer: AAB in three A levels.Alternative A level offer: ABB plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate, grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification, grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics.

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

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    / Max 100
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    5
  • Student satisfaction

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    3.91 78%

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    159 77%

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    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

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    150 78%

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    85.0 85%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.74 75%

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    47

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