You will learn core practical economic and political concepts, and explore the interconnection between economics, politics and international relations. By understanding this relationship, you will open doors to a range of careers from consultancy and banking, to national, international and local governments. Overview Gain the modern tools economists use to analyse real economic problems, and the tools used in politics to understand how ideas and political systems shape what citizens, businesses and governments do. This degree gives you analytical, data and writing skills, and a unique perspective on the way the world works. Reasons to study Economics and Politics at Kent
- Your course is designed in partnership with former graduates and employers to prepare you for the world of work. Graduates have established careers in national and international business, finance, and in governments and international organisations, such as the UN.
- Study in a supportive learning community ranked 22nd for student satisfaction in The Complete University Guide 2023.
- Gain the transferable graduate skills that employers want - problem-solving, teamwork, communication, and data analytics.
- Apply your academic skills by adding a Year in Industry, and gain real-world experience.
- Learn from inspiring lecturers who advise governments, businesses, and international organisations.
- Gain ongoing support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme.
- Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student-led societies, such as Kent Invest, The Economics Society, and The Politics and International Relations Society.
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.
How to apply
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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.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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