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Bachelor of Economics and Politics - BSc

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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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Economic and political events dominate domestic and international affairs, and they have an impact on our daily lives, as well as on the future. This education should interest you if you want to understand politics and economics, but also want to understand the connection between these two sectors. You study economics while examining the nature of democracy and the ways in which government uses the economy to your advantage. One of this course reads a range of topics such as:, Macro- and microeconomics, Political Systems and Political Ideas, Research Design and Mathematical Methods, Globalization and International Development and European Union Economic and Politics

Essex’s Department of State is one of the most respected institutions in Europe, with an impressive record of teaching, research and publication. The UK is ranked highest in research (REF 2014), and it has been the most populous political department in the country since the inception of the country. Your education extends far beyond the university campus. Essex’s support you in expanding your education by providing an opportunity to spend a year or study abroad at one of our participating universities. This four-year version of our degree allows you to spend a third year abroad or be hired while abroad, while in other ways it is exactly like a three-year course.

All Essex, political graduates have the distinction of graduating from one of the world's leading political departments. The students are demanded by many employers, politicians, the rush of public services, administration, journalism, police, the armed forces, commerce, business, finance, NGOs, teaching and research. Even recent graduate students have worked for a number of high-profile companies including: World Bank, NATO, Houses of Parliament, International Development, ICM Research and IMG Media.


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October 2020

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2021

3 Years


Colchester Campus

October 2022

3 Years


Colchester Campus

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World Ranking
Source: The World Universities Ranking 2020
National Ranking
Source: The Complete University Guide 2020
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