Studying Economics, Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts at two of the UK’s top ten teaching and research centres. This joint degree combines the core programme of the Economics degree with foundation and option courses offered by Politics and International Relations. These disciplines have many natural affinities between them, and their synergies lend themselves well to students who are interested in pursuing careers in various policy fields as well as in the areas of politics/international relations and economics generally, in both the public and private sectors. This combined with the broad spectrum of transferable skills gained will lead to excellent career prospects. This course coves a complete education in the theories and methods of economics, with a strong focus on analytical methods. You will develop skills in mathematics and statistics and learn to tackle economic problems; cover political ideas and processes in countries throughout the world and the global system which will allow you to examine issues fundamental to our times. The curriculum is advanced and reflects the most recent research in both disciplines. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. Our courses follow a coherent and developmental structure which we combined with an effective and flexible approach to study.
- Cover political ideas and processes in countries throughout the world.
- Strong focus on analytical methods of economics.
- Study with subject leaders in two exceptional departments.
- Flexibility to specialise in areas such as financial crises or new media in politics.
- Excellent prospects for careers in policy.
Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/economics/economics-politics-and-international-relations.aspx
Your course will be assessed by a combination of examinations and in-course assignments in the form of essays or presentations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Combinations of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, please contact us on [email protected] to discuss your situation.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in both Reading and Writing and no lower than 5.5 in every other subscore.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|