Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Politics

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Course summary

Study power, identity, conflict and society, as well as the systems and organisations that govern the world. A degree in politics from Queen Mary can lead to domestic and international careers in government, education, media, business and beyond. You'll graduate with the skills needed to analyse and make sense of our ever-changing world. Our single honours BA is taught by academics who have close links to the world of British and International politics. The programme is designed to give you an excellent grounding in the discipline, covering political theory, ideas and ideologies, and government and institutions. You'll also explore comparative politics, which considers the different national and international political institutions in Britain, the USA, Europe and much of the developing world. As you progress in your studies you can choose modules according to your areas of interest – including a final-year internship allowing you to work with a Member of Parliament.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory: Introduction to International Relations Political Analysis Thinking Politically: Introduction to concepts, theories and ideologies Choose one from: Background to British Politics Global Histories Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Students are assessed by a combination of coursework and exams. A few modules are assessed by coursework only.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L202
Institution code:
Q50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. A minimum of five GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C or 4 or an acceptable equivalent will be required. Please refer to the website below for details on Queen Mary's English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK. http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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82%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
Politics at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS