Faculty of Media and Communication - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Politics and Economics - Grado en Ciencias Políticas y Económicas

Faculty of Media and Communication - Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,250 per year
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available for next academic year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BA (Hons) Politics & Economics (with Foundation Year option)


Should states have the power to strip people of their citizenship? How do we survive ecological collapse? What does the vast wealth of a few powerful individuals mean for democracy? Come to study and debate these questions with us.


104-120 UCAS tariff points from 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

International entry requirements:
For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component or equivalent.


A dynamic and interdisciplinary course exploring power and (in)equality, justice and conflict in a world shaped by economic, a pandemic and climate crises
You can choose units tailored to your passions and career aspirations;
We cover a range of issues including populism, leadership, diplomacy, race, gender, identity, and environmental activism
Gain hands-on experience as political pundits, experts, fact-checkers, journalists and researchers through participation in staff-student run projects
Network with industry professionals and add valuable experience to your CV in a 4-week or 30-week placement
Be part of a community studying politics and economics through regular events, film screenings, discussions and debates, organised and led by students’ BU Politics Society


Foundation year
Core units
Academic & Professional Practice
Collaborative Communication Project
Understanding Contemporary Britain
Law & Government

Year 1
Core units
Political Economy
Principles of Microeconomics
Political Sociology
Global Governance & International Relations
Basic Statistical Techniques
Principles of Macroeconomics

Year 2
Core units
Political Psychology
Intermediate Microeconomics
Civil Society & Social Movements

Option units (choose one economics unit and one politics unit)

Economics option units
Industry, Region & Environment
Econometric Techniques

Politics option units
Political Journalism
Digital Politics
Political Marketing & Campaigning

Optional placement year
At BU, we recognise that placements are extremely valuable and can give you a head start when it comes to your future career. That’s why you’ll spend your third year on a professional work placement, lasting a minimum of 30 weeks, with public or private sector tourism-related organisations.

This includes the option to undertake your placement abroad – giving you the opportunity to develop yourself personally, academically, and professionally while you gain skills to help you stand out in the job market. Our students have completed placements in countries such as Spain, Greece, China, USA, Kenya and New Zealand.

Final year
Core units (choose two)
International Relations, State Power & Public Diplomacy
Global Markets, Development & Labour
International Economics
Academic Dissertation or Consultancy Dissertation

Option units (choose one economics unit and one politics unit)

Economics option units
Global Markets, Development & Labour
Microeconomics and the Digital Economy
International Economics

Politics option units
Social and Intercultural Communication
Promotion, Power & Democracy
Race, Media and Inequality
Persuasion & Influence

Salidas profesionales

Political press officer/spokesperson
Campaign strategist
Digital communication strategist
Political project manager.

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