University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

Politics

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Course summary

This BA (Hons) Politics degree is designed to look at the three main areas of political study: Political theory, International relations and Comparative politics. The course will give you a solid grounding in all of the main debates and controversies of the day, as well as developing the skills to investigate, research and explore subjects further. The course is delivered by a team who have worked hard to establish relationships with potential employers, such as local governments, political parties, lobbying companies, the voluntary sector, parliaments and the trade union movement. Guest speakers, workshops and masterclasses are built into the course, with an optional placement module in the third year, based in a political environment, that will help you gain invaluable experience in the field.

Course details


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
L240
Institution code:
H49
Campus name:
Inverness
Campus code:
I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

HNC Social Science (12 SQA credits) with 3 additional SQA credits at level 7, which is equivalent to 120 degree credit points, and at least grade C in the Graded Unit will be considered for direct entry to year two

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Other

This course offers optional modules/units which may require PVG Scheme Membership (Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Student satisfaction
64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
86%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £13020 Year 1
International £13020 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/ug/ For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page. You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/bursaries-and-scholarships/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Clearing contact details

Enquiry Form
Publicised Clearing Contact

01463 279190

Course Clearing information

Additional information

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Course contact details

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UHI Course Information Line Tel: 01463 279190

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Politics at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS