BSc (Hons), Full-time With Time Abroad
, Duration: 4 Years
Understand the complex interactions between economic and political factors. You'll gain the skills to manipulate economic theory to solve global problems.In this course you'll examine the challenges facing individuals, countries and the international community.
You will develop an understanding of government and society through core concepts such as power, justice, order, conflict, legitimacy, accountability, obligation, sovereignty and decision making. You will develop strong numeracy skills in statistics and information technology. You will explore the institutional, UK and global context within which economic decisions and policy formation takes place.
In your first year, you will gain a secure base in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. You will study the exercise of power in societies, and the resolution of conflict between power and policies. This will be integrated into economic analysis. You will also develop your understanding of international relations, and issues of conflict and security. In the final year you will be able to choose from a selection of optional units.
By the end of the course, you will have an appreciation of the interface between economics and political science.
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