St Mary's University, Twickenham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
By studying Politics and International Relations, you will develop communication, critical thinking and research skills that will enable you to pursue your career of choice after graduating.The degree prepares you to act as critically reflective, employment-ready citizens in public service, politics and civil society. This course will equip you to pursue diplomatic, developmental and political careers, and reach executive positions. The course supports this aim through a combination of rigorous intellectual work with applied projects mentored by industry professionals. You will develop an applied understanding of the complex relationship between political theorising, international relations and diplomatic practice. The course will strengthen your ability to compare political situations, institutions and movements across countries. Our History programme is designed to give you a broad overview of historical development and change over time, as well the opportunity to study particular periods and historical themes in more detail. It will enable you to develop the analytical and communication skills that are vital for gaining rewarding graduate-level employment. It can be taken either as a Single or Joint Honours degree and you can follow a general programme of modules or follow a pathway in Modern History or Early-Modern History.
Most of our assessment is by coursework (about 90%) with a small number of revealed exams (about 10%). Our assessment models are different for each module, so you can develop a range of demonstrable skills during your degree programme. Many modules are assessed through essays, but you will also write critical commentaries about primary sources, or review books and articles. In some modules you may participate in mini-conferences where you'll present your work to your peers in a supportive and encouraging environment. You will receive written feedback on all assignments and are encouraged to meet regularly with tutors to discuss your work individually.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range and you meet any subject specific requirements (where applicable). If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we can still consider your application but will also take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSE (or equivalent) profile and/or relevant non-academic achievements, references and your motivation for study.|
|A level||CCC - BBC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma with 60 credits including 45 credits at Level 3|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 - 28 points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||MMM - DMM|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with no element below 5.5|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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