Canterbury Christ Church University

Degree level: Undergraduate

History/Politics

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Course summary

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If you are finding it hard to decide between two subjects you enjoy, you could tailor your degree with a combined honours course. Variety, flexibility and a chance to maximise your employability are just some of the advantages on offer when you choose to study a combined honours degree. And Canterbury Christ Church University offers one of the widest selection of combined honours degrees in the UK. History Our Canterbury Campus, located in a UNESCO World Heritage site and right in the heart of a beautiful cathedral city, is the perfect place to study History. The academic team are all professional historians, active researchers and published authors of national and international acclaim. The course they’ve designed allows you to follow your interests wherever they may lead. In your second and third years you can study a specific period or mix-and-match several. Politics Skills of clear-sighted political analysis are needed more than ever before, as our traditional political ‘certainties’ crumble. Our Politics course situates the big issues of the day in their historical and philosophical contexts. You’ll explore continuity and change in local, national and global dimensions of politics, and scrutinise political ideas, structures and approaches that will help you to understand our complex, and ever-changing circumstances. There is a strong emphasis on helping you gain the transferable skills that employers are looking for. You’ll develop skills in critical thought and analysis, working as part of a team, networking, and the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely. This will help you to enter roles in a variety of sectors such as national or local government, non-governmental organisations, journalism or teaching.

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

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Course codeLV21
Institution code C10
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 88 - 112 points For those applying from school or college offers for this course are based on UCAS tariff points. For those who already have their qualifications the University will take into account work and other experience in addition to qualifications gained.
A level This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Access to HE Diploma This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Scottish Higher This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2020/21 academic year. The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament beyond the Teaching Excellence Framework 2 (TEF2). The University will publish information about the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms) change on its website. International Tuition Fees: Undergraduate fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2020/21 tuition fees for International students, and any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage.
History/Politics at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS