Economics and Politics with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics and Politics with a Year in Industry

Course summary

Are you interested in current affairs and politics? Do you want to know more about the important role different economies play in politics and international relations? Our Economics and Politics joint honours programme provides a thorough grounding in core political and economic concepts. Our degree is your first step to a wide range of careers, from accountancy and banking, to national and local governments. We provide you with the tools that economists have developed for analysing real economic problems and the tools used in politics to the analysis of political ideas, practices and issues in the global arena. Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student led societies. Kent Invest focusses on financial markets holding an annual trading competition. The Economics Society explores issues of the moment through the lens of the discipline, culminating in an annual networking conference. The Politics and International Relations Society hosts public speaker events covering thought-provoking topics which allow the opportunity for discussion between members. Choose to study Economics and Politics at Kent because: • you’ll satisfy your curiosity at a top 20 subject in The Guardian University Guide 2022 (Economics) • you’ll study in a supportive learning community, ranked 5th for student satisfaction in The Complete University Guide 2022 (Economics) • you’ll learn from inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations and governments • you’ll gain ongoing support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme.

Modules

You’ll be introduced to economic theory and practice as well as the fundamentals of political science. There’s also an opportunity to choose specialist modules that suit your interests in topics such as financial crises, policy analysis, mathematical economics, political economy, and the politics of the European Union. In your Year in Industry, you will enhance your CV and have the opportunity to apply your academic skills in a practical context.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LL14
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Economics and Politics with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS