Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Learn the latest thinking in analysing and explaining political trends or issues.
- Develop a critical understanding of political institutions, ideologies and theories.
- Gain valuable work experience with well-known organisations.
- Visit Brussels for a chance to meet policy makers and politicians.
- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
- away days
- placement opportunities
- guest lecturers
- extracurricular activities such as publishing and editing Politics Review Magazine
- joining the Model UN Simulation Society, the Politics Society, and the Debating Society
- access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development.
- access to our Skills Centre with one to ones, webinars and online resources, where you can get help with planning and structuring your assignments.
- industry-specific employability activities such as live projects, learning in simulated environments and networking opportunities.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Introduction To The Psychological, Political, Legal, Criminal Justice And Sociological Sciences The Practice Of Social Science Year 2 - Compulsory modules Graduate Study Skills Introduction To International Relations Introduction To Political Thought Introduction To Politics And Society The Politics Of Post War Britain Elective modules Foreign Language The Politics Of The Usa Year 3 Compulsory modules Contemporary Political Philosophy Europe And The European Union Research Methods In Politics Elective modules Britain In The World: British Foreign And Defence Policy In The Modern Era Comparative Politics Contemporary War And Security Studies Divided Societies Foreign Language Society And Nature: The Politics Of The Environment Studies Abroad In Applied Social Sciences Work Placement Work Project Year 4 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Dissertation Elective modules Anarchism: Direct Action In Theory And Practice British Political Parties In The Modern Era Charity And Community Comparing Social Issues And Policy In A Global Context Failed States And Democratisation Foreign Language Politics Of The City Sex, Gender And World Politics Terrorism And Counter-Terrorism Theories And Methods Of Conflict Transformation Understanding Human Rights: Disrupting Universalism
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
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Additional entry requirements
Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2023 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.|
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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