University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

History with Politics

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Course summary

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Overview By studying History with Politics, you can learn about political history as it’s being written. Your lecturers will be the authors of some of the books you’re using - and you’ll even get the chance to contribute to their research. And, as well as benefiting from the latest thinking, you can learn through a work placement - perhaps in archives, museums, local community groups, schools, a National Trust property, or by working for a political party or campaign. You'll learn to understand how historical study has contemporary relevance, particularly in politics. Indeed, politics enhances your knowledge of history by contextualising these studies within the contemporary systems and philosophies of Westminster, Europe and the world. Key features

  • Guest lectures, from experts such as the historical consultant for the BBC’s Peaky Blinders, Producer of Radio 4’s Home Front
  • Opportunities to attend Women’s History Network Conferences
  • Bespoke writing retreats to help you write your dissertation, with support from staff and other students
  • Trips to various local, regional and national sites of historical and political interest, including the Infirmary Museum, Imperial War Museum, Slavery Museum, and Parliament
  • Specialist careers advice and work-based learning opportunities in local museums, archives, and with political parties in local constituencies and Parliament that will increase your employability
  • Specialist resources, including the County Archives, based in our library, the Hive, and the Cathedral libraries in Worcester and Hereford, not to mention a range of available online historical and political resources through the University’s Library Services

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
VL22
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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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 £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
History with Politics at University of Worcester - UCAS