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BA Economics and Politics (International)Year 4 Placement (Only available to students who started their programme before 2022/23)

Year 4

Learning outcomes

For Study Abroad Students

On completion of the year you will have provided evidence of being able to:

- demonstrate their ability to cope with a significant change in their environment and to adapt to a new culture;

- broaden their understanding and knowledge of new subjects;

- broadened their knowledge in specific areas of Economics and Politics and/or related subject(s);

- gain a deeper understanding of the country in which they are studying (for example, its culture, history and politics).


For Horizon Year Abroad Students

On completion of your international year you will:

- have an improved understanding of the culture of another country, reflecting on similarities and differences to your home culture;

- have engaged with a new environment whilst demonstrating attitudes to operate effectively as a global citizen.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- skills of adaptability and cultural flexibility;

- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility and decision making

- enhanced communication skills, using another language (where appropriate).


The form of assessment will vary depending upon the institution selected for the International year.


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