Politics and economics will always go hand in hand. In this degree, you’ll explore how each discipline impacts the other, how to analyse political issues and ideologies, and what it takes to solve real-world economic problems.
University of Leicester
Politics and Economics are subjects that will always have an impact on the other. Economics studies the ways in which external factors influence the economy and politics is one of the many external factors that has an impact on the economy. The success or failure of the economy is also a key aspect of political debate
A/AS Levels: ABB-BBB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level.
EPQ with A-levels: BBB-BBC + EPQ at grade B.
GCSE: Grade B (5) required in Mathematics.
Access to HE Diploma: Pass Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 25 credits at Distinction.
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 28 points, including a minimum of 5 in SL Maths Analysis and Approach or 6 in SL Maths Application and Interpretation or 4 in HL Maths Analysis and Approach if not held at GCSE.
BTEC Nationals: Full Diploma with DDM.
Graduates from our Politics degrees have gone on to work for a wide range of employers including:
Over the course of your degree you will learn how to analyse political ideas and ideologies and to consider the problems facing diverse political systems. You will also cover the core subjects of microeconomics and macroeconomics, along with basic mathematical and statistical techniques which will help with solving economic problems.
List A1: Politics modules
List A2: Economics modules
List B2: Economics modules