Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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The principal focus of this degree is power relations between individuals, social groups and nations – so you’ll explore how the local, national and international intersect to influence both high and low politics, as well as questions of power and justice. You’ll study a broad range of topics, from UK politics, political thought and theory, to international politics, international relations and ‘issue’ politics such as human rights, environmentalism, terrorism and conflict. A wide variety of options mean you can pursue your own interests – with things becoming increasingly flexible as you progress through the course. In the final year, you’ll engage more directly with current academic debates and contemporary political developments. Depending on what you choose to specialise in, you’ll have the option to graduate with the bracketed degree award of BA (Hons) Politics (Policy, Society and Community). With practical skills training, including advanced analytical approaches, as well as placement and study abroad opportunities – with all the experience that brings – a politics degree opens doors to a range of interesting and rewarding career possibilities. This course has a Foundation Year available. Features and Benefits

  • Offers you an in-depth and varied account of the nature of politics in the 21st century.
  • Flexible study options – with options to take Joint Honours degrees and a wide range of units to study within BA (Hons) Politics.
  • The politics team is friendly, supportive and passionate about the subject, providing an intellectually challenging environment for our students.
  • Our courses include practical skills training to ensure you’re fully prepared for your future career.
  • You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement or study overseas.

Course details

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

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