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Politics & Economics BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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UCAS CODE: LL21

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

Through studying some of the biggest issues the world is facing today, on this course you’ll examine the significance of global politics and the factors that influence income, wealth and wellbeing.Why study BA (Hons) Politics and Economics at BU?- Approach contemporary issues by focusing on the role the media plays in news across the world, reinforcing and challenging who gets what, how, why and where - Expand your knowledge and attend conferences and speaker seminars, as well as field trips to places such as Westminster, local government and charities - Learn from leading researchers in the fields of politics and political communication - Get hands-on experience of elections as political pundits, expert guests or fact-checkers in staff-student run projects and talk shows - Study alongside students from around the world at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change; attend expert-led lectures, cultural tours and workshops - Network with industry professionals and add valuable experience to your CV through a four-week or optional 30-week placement.Our BA (Hons) Politics and Economics degree aims to develop critically informed, agile, resourceful and independent graduates who are equipped to enter a range of potential careers.These could include working in political and financial organisations and institutions (e.g. local government, the civil service, charities, NGOs, think tanks) and media jobs that rely on political and economic knowledge and understanding (e.g. political public relations, marketing, journalism, lobbying).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,100per year

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 85 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    105 48%

    68th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 72%

    82nd

    11

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