University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

History and Politics

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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92%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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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
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
History and Politics at University of Greenwich - UCAS