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Policy, Politics and Economics with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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( 4.1) 1610 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE 60L2
The PPE programme will give you opportunities to examine and evaluate a wide range of social, political and economic questions. At the broadest, these issues might include considering the role of financial markets and the distribution of wealth; investigating the different forms and function of government, or questioning what such concepts as society and citizen might mean in the 21st century.If you want to take advantage of a unique opportunity to be supported with a work placement opportunity ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
90th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
18th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time With Time Abroad
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£27,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£25,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Social Policy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£19,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

Social Policy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
38%
Economics
33%
Sociology
32%
Government & Politics
31%
English Literature
23%

Economics

Politics

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: For 2020/21 standard fee is £18,420. International students who spend an entire year studying abroad or on an industrial placement (either abroad or in the UK) will pay 50% of their agreed tuition fee for the placement year..

International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.

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Student rating ( 3.9) 48 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 40%
3 star 22%
2 star 4%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,610 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 55%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Academic and Student Division Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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