Politics with Human Rights at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Politics with Human Rights

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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With the 2017 snap general election, Brexit and the Donald Trump US Presidency, politics is as divisive as ever for those involved in the debate. Critically explore politics and examine some of the pressing issues facing us today, such as climate change, human rights, migration and the crisis of capitalism. You also will explore how the role of the state, international power relations, ethics, and political movements and ideologies such as Marxism have profound implications for the organisation of our society. In your second year and third year, you will have a choice of optional modules and a dissertation, which you can tailor to your interests. At the end of your first year, you can choose to pursue a single honours degree and achieve a BA (Hons) Politics award, or alternatively you can choose to study one of our pathways of specialised modules and gain a combined degree in one of the following:

  • BA (Hons) Politics with Global Development
  • BA (Hons) Politics with Peace Studies
  • BA (Hons) Politics with International Relations
  • BA (Hons) Politics with Political Economy
  • BA (Hons) Politics with Human Rights
With BA (Hons) Politics with Human Rights, in Years 2 and 3 you will study Debates in Human Rights, International Human Rights, Politics of Human Rights and complete a Dissertation.

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Politics, Ethics & Justice
  • Introduction to Governance
  • Introduction to Political Economy
  • World Politics
  • Political Movements & Ideologies
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Global Inequalities
  • Active Citizenship
  • The UK and the EU
  • Debates in Human Rights
  • The Modern State
  • International Human Rights
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Dissertation in Human Rights
  • Policy Making
  • The Politics of Human Rights
- Governing Globalisation

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Application deadlines

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15 January

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Course codeL203
Institution code L27
Campus nameCity CampusC
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 points Minimum 64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English Language at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £10500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Politics with Human Rights at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS