This flexible degree is delivered jointly by Politics and Newcastle University Business School. It offers the exciting intellectual challenge of exploring two contrasting disciplines of central importance to the contemporary world.
The skills and knowledge you develop will equip you for a range of careers, and you will have the opportunity to specialise in either discipline as the degree progresses, if you choose to.
An optional year abroad is available, adding an international dimension to your study experience.
Politics at Newcastle achieved a very impressive 98% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2014, ranking us 3rd in the UK.
We also rank in the top 20 universities in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2015.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 we rank in the top 200 universities in the world.
UK and EU students have the chance to broaden their academic experience by taking part in an Erasmus exchange during Stage 3.
This gives you the chance to spend a semester studying abroad at one of our partner universities.
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As a joint honours student at Newcastle, you will divide your time between politics and economics.