BSc Economics and Politics

SIM Singapore (University of London International Programmes)
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • Aged 17 or above by the 30 November in the year of registration and satisfy the University’s General Entrance Requirements and
  • Demonstrate competence in Mathematics at least equivalent to UK GCSE/GCE 'O' level at Grade C or above .

English Language Requirements:

  • Hold a UK GCSE / GCE O level in English at grade C or above;
  • Have five years secondary schooling taught solely in English or have passed GCE A levels or IB in essay-based subjects;
  • Have passed an International Foundation programme that permits entry onto a recognised UK bachelor degree;
  • Hold a full Postgraduate award, or a full first degree or Associate degree taught and examined in English from an institute that is acceptable to the University;
  • Have passed, within the past three years, an Associate degree, Diploma or Higher Diploma awarded by an acceptable institute / polytechnic / university in Hong Kong, Malaysia or Singapore;
  • Have passed, within the past three years, a test of proficiency in English language from an organisation acceptable to the University.


Standard Route - 100 courses

  • Introduction to economics
  • Statistics 1 (half course) and
  • Mathematics 1 (half course)
  • Introduction to modern political thought
  • Introduction to political science

Standard Route - 200 and 300 courses

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Comparative politics

One course chosen from:

  • Economics of labour
  • International economics 
  • Public economics 
  • Economics of development
  • Industrial economics
  • Monetary economics
  • Mathematical economics

One of the following courses:

  • Democracy and democratisation
  • Politics and policies of the European Union
  • Political analysis and public choice

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