History and Politics (Q97) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

History and Politics (Q97)

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Course summary

This wide-ranging course will develop and deepen your knowledge of different periods of history while providing a critical understanding of political ideas, institutions, issues and theories. You’ll tackle challenging issues such as power and warfare, security and insecurity, global justice, culture and beliefs, health and medicine, imperialism and resistance, and class and gender. Key features of the course

  • Study a range of periods and societies from 1750 using social scientific theories and approaches and historical analysis
  • Offers a choice of two periods in history and two aspects of politics to specialise in at an advanced level
  • Gives you the opportunity to develop an independent project on a subject of your choice
  • Develop skills relevant to political and historical research and writing directed to a range of audiences


This degree has three stages. At Stage 1 you’ll study two compulsory modules that will introduce you to a broad range of subjects in the arts and humanities and social sciences. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two further compulsory modules, one in history and one in politics. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study two modules, choosing one period in history and one aspect of politics to study.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
History and Politics (Q97) at Open University - UCAS