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  • 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

Our BA Political Economy degree is a specialist programme which focuses on the political, philosophical and social underpinnings of modern economics. POLSIS is one of the very few departments in the country to offer such a programme.Political Economy looks at how economic trade decisions are made by governments, with relation to the distribution of their wealth and goods. This degree programme will give you an understanding of the dichotomies that exist within political economics, such as how we construct our political identities against the economic dimensions of everyday life. This course is designed for students who may feel uncomfortable with the highly mathematical component of most economic degree programmes.We offer a range of opportunities as part of this degree, for example, you can undertake a work placement through our integrated Professional Development Module or take part in an International Model NATO Conference in Washington DC. This experience provides you with a unique opportunity to participate in a role-play exercise of decision-making at NATO, working with delegates from universities and institutions across the globe.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

19,320per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 78 2

    25th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    155 70%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    58th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    150 69%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    68th

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