Politics and Economics with Placement Year BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Politics and Economics with Placement Year BA (Hons)

Develop a deep understanding of the political and economic issues that shape our world, and gain professional experience, with our BA Politics and Economics with Placement Year degree.

At the University of Reading, our four-year joint course is offered by the School of Politics and International Relations and the Department of Economics.

In politics, our wide range of core and optional modules will give you a strong foundation in topics such as:

- comparative government and politics

- political theory

- international relati...

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4 Years

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Room 208
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Year 1

Entry Requirements


UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


Access to HE Diploma


International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Maths B (or 6), English Language or English Literature C (or 4).

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Extended Project


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



Minimum grade C in the Core Component.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £22,350

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