History and Politics at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview Understanding the past is crucial to analysing and responding to the political challenges of the future. Our BA (Hons) History and Politics degree will help you to see the bigger picture. Why study with us

  • You’ll have the chance to get involved in international volunteering projects through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community leadership (CVCL), with some modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
  • The politics element provides you with training in political analysis and research methods and skills.
  • Opportunities to go on work placements with host organisations such as Lancashire Archives, the People’s History Museum and the Lancashire Museum Service.
What you'll do
  • You’ll get to take on our optional Community History Project, which involves working on a live project brief with a real client.
  • We’re focused on giving you employable skills - our Community History Project and work placements combine independent research, critical thinking and project management.
  • You can support the international dimension of your History and Politics degree by learning a language or travelling abroad, with awards and bursaries available through the University’s Worldwise Learning Centre.
  • The Institute is at the leading edge of management thinking and are a globally recognised professional membership body for leaders and managers. Their research into new ideas, techniques and methods ensures that ILM courses are constantly improving, helping to develop students' leadership and management skills.
Future Careers Our History and Politics degree can open doors to a wide range of careers. Many of our graduates have gone on to successful careers in education, the museum and heritage sectors, journalism, public relations, central and local government, the European Union, charities and non-governmental organisations.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
History and Politics at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS