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Examine key political issues relevant to the global community today as you develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of society. It’s a course combining political theory, political science, political economy, area studies and international relations to provide an in-depth study of contemporary politics, along with its key dynamics and structures. You’ll build and sharpen key skills in analysis, communication and interpretation.
Year 1: Introduction to political theory, Social and political problems, Revolutions, wars and social change 1, Crime, justice, politics and social policy, Politics, decision making and democracy, Revolutions, wars and social change 2. Year 2: European politics in transition: continuity and change, Social research skills 1, Social theory and modernity, The environment, sustainability and politics, Globalisation and development: Africa and the BRIC economies, Plus option from the following modules: Introduction to the workplace, Making identities: citizenship, race and nation, Gender difference and equality. Year 3: Contemporary international politics, Dissertation, Work placement dissertation, America politics; ideology, culture and power Plus on option from the following modules: Genocide in the twentieth century, Women, power and politics, Politics and protest or Work placement.
How 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!
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|Campus name||LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 104 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 9 credits M: 36 credits P: 0 credits|
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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