History and Politics

University of Exeter

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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The globalising world in which we live presents us with a multitude of opportunities and challenges. Urgent issues such as conflict, development, marginalised communities, poverty and the environment require creative solutions. In this dynamic programme you will explore, understand and engage critically with contemporary socio-political problems through an examination of the past, present and future. History and Politics at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus is a unique, integrated degree programme that genuinely combines the research expertise of staff in both disciplines. This programme is committed to using both historical practice and political analysis to gain multiple perspectives on contemporary problems. We offer a diverse range of modules from the Early Modern period to the present day. Module choices include the politics of war and counterinsurgency; British imperialism in the Middle East; race relations in North America; propaganda; protest and NGOs; environmental change; gender; science and technology; and security and intelligence. This programme will equip you with graduate skills sought after by the most competitive employers in the public and private sectors. Our degree in History and Politics is particularly relevant for those interested in a career in diplomacy, NGOs, law and advocacy, teaching, journalism, the Civil Service and international development. Our small class sizes, supportive environment and innovative teaching methods will ensure every History and Politics student reaches their potential.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeVLC2
Institution code E84
Campus nameUniversity of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB - AAB Excluding General Studies
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DDD
Access to HE Diploma D: 25 credits M: 20 credits Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 25 L3 credits at Distinction Grade and 20 L3 credits at Merit Grade. Please also see GCSE requirements
Scottish Higher AABBB - AAABB
Scottish Advanced Higher BBB - ABB
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 - 32 points Applicant will be considered with IB 34-32 OR 665 or 655 in three Higher Level subjects.

English language requirements

GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4

For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/applications/entry/#english-language


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 £18500 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/
History and Politics at University of Exeter - UCAS