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Our history and politics degree offers an in-depth introduction to history and politics in a setting with a rich historical and political heritage. This degree in history and politics introduces you to the study of contemporary and historical political theory and practice. Our innovative modules explore race, gender, violence, political systems and international development. You'll examine questions such as 'what do democracy, power and freedom mean?' and 'how did people come to the vote the way they do?' You'll study five hundred years of British, European and global history in a historic location that offers easy access to important museum and library collections in London. You'll also be able to boost your future career prospects with a work placement in the political/policy, heritage, cultural or education sector. What you should know about this course
- You’ll study contemporary and historical political theory and practice in a vibrant and engaged intellectual setting.
- You’ll work with creative and inspiring teachers on innovative modules exploring race, gender, violence, political systems and international development.
- In the final year, you can develop practical and professional skills through a dissertation or work placement.
- Throughout the course, you are supported to achieve your career goals through innovative applied history and politics modules and skills-enriching assignments.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English (Language or Literature) AND GCSE Maths at grade 4/C or above.|
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.
English language requirements
GCSEs in English Language or Literature at grade C / 4 or above.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
020 8331 9000