3-year full-time; 4-year thick-sandwich
We host online webinars to give you the chance to find out more about our courses and what studying at Brunel is like.
Our recent Politics and History webinar can now be watched here.
About the course
The course establishes a close relationship between politics and economics and helps you gain practical and theoretical knowledge of these subjects.
You will examine how political and economic factors enter into public and private decision-making. You will also develop quantitative and computing skills in economics and an understanding of micro- and macro-economic principles and of advanced macroeconomics.
Programmes in Politics will help you to address critical questions, such as:
- Who has political power?
- Why do they have it?
- To whom are they accountable?
- In whose interest do they exercise it?
- What is globalisation?
- Is violent protest ever justified?
Economics courses at Brunel combine an understanding of theory with the practical skills necessary to apply your knowledge to a business, industrial, financial or government environment. It is this combination together with a strong background in finance that distinguishes the Brunel courses from other degrees in economics.