Humanities & Social Science,
CourseEconomics and Politics BA (Hons)
Full-time | Four years with a placement option
An ideal course for those who want to explore how the interconnected structures, theories and policies of politics and economics influence the world today.
With an emphasis on applying theory to the real world, this degree will give you a thorough knowledge of the economic environment and how policy is formulated. It will give you an understanding of how political choices, processes and ideas shape government and public life. Master the foundations of economic and political theory alongside a range of specialist modules, including British Government and Politics, Business Research and Analysis, Public Policy Making, Institutions and Financial Econometrics, and Power, Politics and Morality.
The course will also help you develop transferable skills for employment such as commercial awareness, communication, team working, independent research and critical analysis.
Participate in hands-on learning activities such as debates, conferences and expert guest lectures. Previous guest speakers include prominent political figures such as the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the House of Commons Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow.
DMU is recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence as a result of research and teaching excellence in European studies.
Enjoy an international experience linked directly to your studies through our DMU Global programme. Students have previously visited Hong Kong, Berlin, Washington D.C. and New York. Students in Brussels gained an understanding of the history of Europe and how that’s shaped life today.
The DMU Works team helps you become work ready by equipping you with the right tools to enter the competitive job market. Our students have been on various placements with local, national and global companies including IBM, Vauxhall, Walt Disney, the NHS and the Government Economic Service.
Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles such as business analyst at Deutsche Bank, audit associate at KPMG, financial analyst at PwC and revenue management analyst at TNT.