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Politics confronts the big issues that affect societies the world over. You’ll get an overview of the British political system as well as examining some of the most complex problems faced by humanity and the ideas that underpin them. The MA degree means you study Politics alongside other subjects from History to Geography, languages to Psychology. At Levels 3 and 4 you will be able to specialise. During your Politics degree you’ll develop the ability to think critically about outcomes and learn how to locate, analyse, and compare information to support or challenge those outcomes. We are a small and friendly department, but you can choose from a diverse range of subjects with very few compulsory modules. Each lecturer focuses on teaching specialist areas in which they have an established track record of research. Our current teaching includes optional modules on Russian, Irish, and Middle Eastern politics, nations and nationalism, political theories, and on human rights and humanitarian intervention. Topics such as illegal drugs, gender and sexuality, environmental sustainability, and surveillance are also covered. Our graduates are confident, flexible thinkers who have the ability to apply their skills to a very wide range of potential careers.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BCC - BBB|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||in a relevant subject|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB - AABB|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||30 points overall with 5, 5, 5 at Higher level A combination of IB Certificate plus other qualifications, such as A-Levels, Advanced Placement Tests or the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP), will also be considered.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||in a relevant subject with B in the Graded Unit|
English language requirements
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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