This joint honours degree combines the interrelated disciplines of politics and sociology to equip you with an in-depth understanding of the political and social landscape, including the social forces that create and sustain political institutions. If you are curious about how decisions are made and communicated, or thought about a career writing laws, running a community organisation, or working in the Civil Service or Parliament, then this is the degree for you. You will gain a real-life understanding of the world of politics, looking at current practice in the UK, while also focusing on developments and changes around the world. This is balanced with the analysis of social trends and the study of sociological developments in political, cultural and historical contexts. The programme provides a unique insight into policy making in practice, enabling you to explore the nature and impact of social challenges alongside the opportunities and constraints of associated political decisions and policies. You will graduate with a set of key transferable skills including the ability to conduct research, craft a message to communicate a particular point of view and analyse and understand complex information.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
Politics modules will be assessed through a combination of examinations, essays, reports, debates, presentations and practical work. Sociology modules will be assessed using a variety of methods including essays, case studies, portfolios, oral presentations, e-log books, completion of directed tasks, class tests and examinations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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