Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)
Our Political Economy BA/BSc is a high-quality, interdisciplinary programme that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand, analyse and contribute to the political and economic institutions of the 21st century, both in the UK and globally. Depending on the modules you choose, you can graduate with either a BA or a BSc degree.
- Academic study of advanced, cutting-edge economic and political concepts and methods.
- With over 150 scholars, the Department of Political Economy is a part of the largest concentration of scholars in the field of political economy, public policy and international studies in Europe.
- Your learning will be supported by an internationally recognised team of experts and leaders in their fields.
- The degree features a wide range of required and optional modules covering theory and empirics in the field of political economy and developing your qualatative and quantitative analytical skills.
- You can choose to take a number of optional modules offered through our Politics BA/BSc and PPE degree courses, in addition to those offered as part of the main Political Economy degree course.
The course is taught primarily at our Strand Campus, putting you close to all the facilities offered by the College and within easy reach of the cultural attractions of the Southbank and Covent Garden. The library and computing facilities are readily accessible together with the opportunity to use the University of London library at Senate House.
- Our Political Economy BA/BSc aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of political and economic events and processes in a global context.
- If you choose the BA, you will focus primarily on political analysis and processes, while choosing the BSc leads to a course with a stronger emphasis on economic analysis.
- You will learn to think critically and independently about the issues you encounter in your studies, and develop a range of skills that will support your intellectual, vocational and personal development.
- Your first year will provide the foundations for the study of economics, politics and the intersection of the two subjects. You will then be able to choose between two pathways through the final two years of the degree, depending on your interests.
Through your Political Economy BA/BSc degree, you will develop a range of transferable analytical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge in the field of political economy that will be valued by a wide-range of employers in government institutions, private sector organisations and businesses, think tanks, policy-consultancies, journalism and communication, and research.
Many of our graduates proceed to postgraduate studies in top-ranked universities.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 28,050per year
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- Scottish Advanced Higher
- Access to HE Diploma
- Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
A level : A*AA
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levelsVIEW MORE
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