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Study Politics and Economics with Placement Year and examine the key political and economic issues that dominate the headlines and develop a deep understanding of how they shape the world in which we live.For more information, please visit the course page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/politics-ug/ba-politics-and-economics-placement-year.
In recognition of the excellent preparation that the Extended Project Qualification provides to students for University study, we now include achievement in the EPQ as part of a formal offer. Eligible applicants would receive two offers, our usual offer plus an alternative offer of a B in the EPQ and one grade lower in their A level subjects
GCSE Maths B (or 6), English Language or English Literature C (or 4).
The University of Reading has a single aim: to make the world a better place for all.
By helping to tackle global challenges – from the climate crisis, sustainability, and world hunger, to natural disasters, mental health, and the pandemic – they are working towards everyone’s tomorrow, a mission in which their students are integral.
For students who are passionate about delivering a brighter future, for everyone and everything, Reading is a university that’s doing something about it.
The university believes that learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge, and they strive to continually increase their global reach. Their research – 98% of which is rated of international standing in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 – has real-world impact and can directly benefit students’ learning. The discoveries made one day could be heard in lecture theatres the next.