Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Politics and History

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Course summary

TEF Gold

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This degree allows you to combine your interests in history and politics, dividing your time equally between the two. Choose from a wide range of topics including British, European, American and world history, and international politics and political thought.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeVL12
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - AAA Including History (AS level History required if not offered at A level). General Studies accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTECs considered alongside History A Level.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits Subjects should include history or a history related subject, and/or politics.
Scottish Higher AAABB - AAAAA Including History. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points Including Higher Level History Grade 6
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 Including History
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2 Including History

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our fees for 2021-22 are not yet confirmed
Politics and History at Newcastle University - UCAS