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International Politics/Economics BA (Hons)

University of Northampton

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UCAS CODE: L2L1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

International Politics

OVERVIEW

Choosing to study International Relations and Politics with us will provide you with an exciting and varied curriculum, as well as opportunities to apply your learning in international settings. Throughout this course, you will develop a critical understanding of contemporary issues such as threats to global security, the changing nature of international co-operation and power alignments, environmental politics, the future of democracy and the politics of communication. Our academic staff have a wide range of specialist research interests and you will learn in a friendly and supportive environment.

Course Details

As a joint-honours’ student, you will complete half of your degree in International Politics, alongside another subject that you have chosen. This means that, each year, you will complete 60 credits with each of your subjects. Whilst, in the first year, your International Politics modules are compulsory, to ensure that you have a good foundation within the subject, in the remaining years, all your modules will be chosen by you; allowing you to develop your own interests.
This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the nature of contemporary international politics.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Economics

OVERVIEW

The study of Economics underpins everything from world affairs and politics to wealth and poverty, national economic management and the functioning of business. This course provides you with the opportunity to study a range of economic topics alongside another complementary subject. You will have the opportunity to study contemporary economics both in the UK and overseas and you can select key areas of interest from a range of modules.

Course Details

Studying Economics helps you to gain analytical skills which are of value in many fields of employment. This course will provide you with the opportunity to study a range of economic topics and develop the skills and knowledge to enable you to understand economic issues.

Progression through the course stages gives you the opportunity to study areas of interest using knowledge and methods that you have gained. Modules reflect contemporary issues and problems in economics both in the UK and overseas.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 78 1

    76th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    84 38%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    71st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    61st

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    90 41%

    81st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    1st

    56

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