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- Learn about the latest thinking in analysing and explaining political trends and issues.
- Gain a critical understanding of political institutions, ideologies and theories.
- Gain work experience with well-known organisations.
- Visit Brussels for a chance to meet policy makers and politicians.
- away days
- placement opportunities
- guest lecturers
- extracurricular activities such as publishing and editing Politics Review Magazine, and joining the Model UN Simulation Society, the Politics Society, and the Debating Society
Year 1 Compulsory modules Graduate Study Skills 20 Introduction To International Relations 20 Introduction To Political Thought 20 Introduction To Politics And Society 20 The Politics Of Post War Britain 20 Elective modules Foreign Language 20 The Politics Of The Usa 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Contemporary Political Philosophy 20 Europe And The European Union 20 Research Methods In Politics 20 Elective modules Britain In The World: British Foreign And Defence Policy In The Modern Era 20 Comparative Politics 10 Contemporary War And Security Studies 20 Divided Societies 20 Foreign Language 20 Society And Nature: The Politics Of The Environment 20 Studies Abroad In Applied Social Sciences 50 Work Placement (Politics And Sociology) 60 Work Project 20 Final year Compulsory modules Dissertation (Politics) 40 Elective modules Anarchism: Direct Action In Theory And Practice 20 British Political Parties In The Modern Era 20 Charity And Community 20 Comparing Social Issues And Policy In A Global Context 20 Failed States And Democratisation 20 Foreign Language 20 Politics Of The City 20 Power, Politics And Paranoia: Contemporary Issues Dividing The Great Powers 20 Sex, Gender And World Politics 20 Terrorism And Counter-Terrorism 20 Theories And Methods Of Conflict Transformation 20 Understanding Human Rights: Disrupting Universalism 20
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points||This must include at least 64 points from two A levels, or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example: BCC at A Level. DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.|
|Access to HE Diploma||At least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits from level 2 from a relevant Open College Network accredited course. accredited course.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language at grade C or 4 Mathematics at grade C or 4|
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With at least 5.5 in all skills.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.