BA (Hons) Economics and Sociology

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton

Course Options
  • BA (Hons)Full-timeSeptember 3 yearsGBP 11475 year
  • BA (Hons)SandwichSeptember 4 yearsGBP 11475 year
  • BA (Hons)Part-timeSeptember 5 - 6 years
Course Information

Why choose this course?

The BA (Hons) Economics & Social Policy course aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of economic principles, issues around policy formation and how these factors influence the development of social policy. Through the use of a wide range of concepts, approaches, research techniques and learning forums the course will equip students with a range of personal and intellectual skills in preparation for a career in economics, public policy and general management fields.

What happens on the course?

Indicative Course Structure (Info correct on July 2016).

Semester 1 Starters:

Career path

This degree course will develop much needed skills and abilities in successful students. Specifically the course will create graduates who have an in depth knowledge of economic principles and of the social policy environment which should be valuable in general management in both the private and public sectors.

The graduates from this programme would have a range of skills that are in demand from employers, as demonstrated by the survey carried out by the Economics Network in 2012. Another survey of economics employers in the public sector identified the two dominant of areas of work as producing briefing material and preparation of policy advice. The proposed course would provide its graduates with the skills to effectively address these tasks.

This course would provide access to a range of career opportunities, as demonstrated by the following recent job advertisements:

Entry Requirements For This Course

Contact Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton to find course entry requirements.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton to prepare for your chosen course:

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