Lancaster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

History and Politics

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Course summary

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Lancaster's History and Politics degree is taught collaboratively between our Department of History and our Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion. It gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge, political insight and specialist skills alongside students and scholars who share your passion and interests. You'll be able to select complementary modules from each department. So, for example, in History you may choose to study the political and cultural history of the United States while exploring Government and Politics of the United States in your Politics courses. You'll begin your degree with core modules including From the Ancient to the Modern: History and Historians, and Politics in the Modern World. In the second and third year students will be able to choose from a broad range of options, such as Politics and History of the Middle East; International Relations, Security and Sustainability; Politics of Development and Global Changes; Understanding Key Economic Concepts; Issues in Contemporary Politics and Philosophy. For more details and options, please see the PPR department website.

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 codeLV21
Institution code L14
Campus nameMain Site
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
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD
Access to HE Diploma D: 36 credits M: 9 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

for details of the fees for Channel Islands and international students, please visit our website for details of the specific fees for the degree programme you wish to study.
History and Politics at Lancaster University - UCAS