Edge Hill University

History with Politics Edge Hill University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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The Department of English and History is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge teaching and research in the fascinating field of Modern History – from African-American civil rights to the origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict. On this degree, you will combine the study of History with Politics, exploring political concepts, practices, systems and communication, which will be grounded in real-world political events.

With research that has been judged to be ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ and teaching which has been praised by the Quality Assurance Agency, we pride ourselves on our student-centred culture and strive to nurture the skills, knowledge and confidence of everyone in our community. Our mission is to help you realise your full potential and become an independent, confident, and employable graduate.

Course details


Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessments are varied to ensure you acquire a wide range of skills, particularly those required by future employers. You will learn to write essays, compile reports, critically analyse documents, give oral presentations and sit examinations.

Exams never count for more than 50% of the marks for any module, although the experience of doing exams is invaluable for entry into a wide variety of professions, including law, accountancy, the civil service and many financial and managerial careers.

We want you to develop an ability to work independently, so in Year 3, many modules are assessed entirely on the work you produce.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 8G56
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Preferably to include A Level History at Grade C or equivalent.
A level BBB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

However, please be aware that an A Level History qualification is preferred for this course.
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 0 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.

Provider information

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Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
L39 4QP

Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries Team

+44 (0)1695 657000