Forward College

Bachelor’s in Economics & Politics

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The Bachelor’s in Economics & Politics is designed by the LSE, granted by the University of London and taught at Forward College campuses in 3 different European capitals. 

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Drawing inspiration from the “Oxbridge” tutorial system, Forward College Bachelor’s tuition programme includes:

  • 100% small group teaching
  • Weekly one-on-one tutoring for individualised feedback and guidance
  • Frequent evaluations to track your progress throughout the year and ensure your success at the final exams
  • Induction programme where you will better understand your learning style and adopt the most relevant learning methods for you

 

  • Gain critical understanding of economics and politics in the wider context of the social sciences
  • Learn how to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in applying economic reasoning to the analysis of a wide range of policy issues
  • Gain a detailed and critical understanding of the main theoretical debates in the field of economics and politics.

Many UoL graduates have chosen to pursue careers in the financial sector, including positions involving economics research as well as those in banking or hedge funds. Others take up positions as economic or management consultants, join central banks, their home country’s government economic service or international organisations. They have also found work with a huge variety of employers including multilateral and intergovernmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, banking and accounting services, local and national governments, educational establishments, and media and publishing companies.

The building blocks of
the programme

This interdisciplinary programme is an exciting intellectual journey that will offer you the widest range of opportunities whether you wish to work in business or government. Designed by a world-leading institution in the field of economics and political science, this degree will give you an understanding of economics and politics in the wider context of the social sciences. Learn how to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in applying economic reasoning to the analysis of a wide range of policy issues, and gain a detailed and critical understanding of the main theoretical debates in the field of economics and politics.

As with all BSc Programmes designed by the LSE, students take four courses each year, made up of a combination of compulsory and optional choices.


NB: availability of courses depends on student interest, and not all of the above courses may be available for study during years 2 and 3. Some courses carry pre-requisites – please refer to the UoL course list for additional information. Please note that students select a maximum of 4 courses per year of study.

As part of our approach to holistic development of students, Forward College offers personal coaching and 360 skills assessment where students receive evaluative feedback on their cognitive (i.e. academic), social, emotional and practical intelligences.

Personal coaching and 360 Skills Assessment
So our students become the authors of their own development at Forward College and beyond throughout their life.

Expected working time: 2x 45mins sessions per year
Read more about Forward’s Personal coaching and 360 Skills Assessment

In the third year of your bachelor’s degree, you will do an internship. An internship gives you the best opportunities to gain valuable work experience, whilst also exploring and testing a career path. Students who accomplish their research or consulting project with an external organisation will ipso facto validate their internship.

Internship
An internship during college prepares you for the world of work and its challenges.

Expected working time: 6-8 weeks
Read more about Forward’s Internship

In summary

Scholarship available

On-campus

3 years

Fee €14,500 (EU/EEA/Swiss students) / €17,000 (other international students)

Lisbon (year 1)
Paris (year 2)
Amsterdam (year 3)

English