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Politics, economics and sociology

Develop the skills to understand, analyse, and critically debate the issues and arguments that shape national and international economies and societies.

You will be taught by a team that has a broad array of both academic and industry experience, accompanied by innovative assignments that allow you to get to grips with real-world issues.

Upon graduation you will be equipped with a set of subject specific and transferable skills needed to pursue a successful career, enhanced by opportunities to gain real-world experience through optional work placements or a study abroad year depending on your programme.

Why choose Herts?

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Top 10%

for overall student positivity amongst economics students (National Student Survey, 2023)1

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14th in the UK

for economics (Guardian University Guide, 2022)

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Work experience

Optional work placement opportunities with leading organisations