Newcastle University

Politics and History Newcastle University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

TEF Gold

Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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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

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code VL12
Institution code N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £18,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/

Provider information

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Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU


Course contact details

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0191 208 3333