This dual honours degree explores the relationship between economic and political aspects of the modern world. The course analyses political ideas, institutions and practices and you'll develop the quantitative and analytical skills essential for economists to make informed judgements. Over the duration of the course you'll take core and optional modules in both economics and politics. This will allow you to develop a balanced knowledge in both disciplines, as well as key research and analytical skills. Your final year includes a project or dissertation in politics, and you can apply your economic skills to a number of short projects in the Economics in Action module. We offer you the chance to do a year-long work placement, starting after your second year. This is a great opportunity to get paid work experience with some of the UK's top employers who want to recruit the best students from Sheffield.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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
To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: ww.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield
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Additional entry requirements
Native Language A Levels can be accepted if taken alongside an acceptable A Level subject
English language requirements
You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification
English language requirements for undergraduates
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|