Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This degree allows you to combine your interests in history and politics, dividing your time equally between the two. Choose from a wide range of topics including British, European, American and world history, and international politics and political thought.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - AAA||Including History (AS level History required if not offered at A level). General Studies accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|Subjects should include history or a history related subject, and/or politics.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB - AAAAA||Including History. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2||Including History|
|Extended Project||If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||Including Higher Level History Grade 6|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H3||Including History|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|