The Bournemouth University Business School - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in Politics and Economics (with Foundation Year option) - Grado en Economía y Política

The Bournemouth University Business School - 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:
    89 Holdenhurst Road
    Bournemouth BH8 8
    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 including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. Foundation Year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 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.

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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