Economics and Politics with a Year Abroad BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Queen Mary University of London

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UCAS CODE LL2Y
Examine the big issues facing the UK and the world from two different – and complementary – perspectives. The study of economics leads naturally to questions about the policies of governments. Our Economics and Politics degree explores both topics in equal depth and is especially suited to anyone with an interest in public policy and government decision-making. During the first two years you’ll cover macroeconomics and microeconomics, and learn to apply quantitative techniques. Final-year ... 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.
103rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 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
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£28,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£28,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£24,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
100%
Economics
83%
Chemistry
26%
Further Mathematics
21%
Physics
14%

Politics

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How Economics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 26 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 54%
3 star 12%
2 star 4%
1 star 3%

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,008 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 53%
3 star 20%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Queen Mary University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
35th
Student rating
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( 3.9)
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has five campuses stretching across east and central London, and offers full-time undergraduate programmes as well as a range of postgraduate options. Our history dates back to 1785, with the founding of England’s first medical school at the Royal London Hospital. Our roots can also be traced to the establishment of the People’s Palace in Mile End in 1887, which was designed to bring educational and cultural opportunities to the East End. Three of their campuses are used for undergraduate study; their flagship campus in Mile End, where the majority of the Queen Mary academic schools are housed, and the Whitechapel campus for medicine and dentistry students. Medical students also practise their clinical skills at the West Smithfield campus (St. Bartholomew's Hospital). This East End University is home to 18,081 undergraduate students.

Where you'll study

Queen Mary University of London

Mile End Road London
Tower Hamlets
E1 4NS United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Mile End  0.2 miles away Nearest train station: Limehouse  0.4 miles away

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