Economics and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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UCAS CODE LL12
Sheffield is one of only a few universities in the north of England with a stand-alone economics department. Our staff are internationally respected. They advise UK government departments and international organisations such as the World Bank.The department is large enough to cover a lot of specialist topics, which means more choice for you. We also offer the option of a year-long work placement with a relevant organisation. The Department of Politics, where you will spend roughly half your ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Economics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
7th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
28th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
33rd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£24,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Economics
80%
Mathematics
63%
History
24%
Geography
19%
Business Studies
18%

Politics

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£18,500 per year
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Latest Economics reviews

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09 Jan 18

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09 Jan 18

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Well planned lectures and tutorials, always answer questions, good student unions...

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Student rating ( 3.7) 15 reviews

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2 star 13%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,244 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 50%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Sheffield

Western Bank Sheffield
S10 2TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.7 miles away

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