University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The Single Honours programme is a progressive one, building on a broad foundation in the first year to highly specialised work in the final year, including a dissertation on a topic of personal interest. With a degree in politics from Exeter you’ll gain a sound knowledge of the four principal areas of study: political thought, international relations, comparative government, and public policy. Modules in the first two years give you a basic grounding in these four areas.
You’ll also gain a wider understanding of the world by focusing on both the theoretical and practical problems of politics through a combination of core compulsory modules and specialised optional ones. Your choice of optional modules increases each year to comprise 50 per cent of your studies in your second year and 75 per cent in your final year. The programme combines an academic grounding in the study of political science with access to current issues and practical experience.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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||University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAA - AAB||Excluding General Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 12 credits
M: 21 credits
|Access to HE Diploma with 12 L3 credits at Distinction grade and 21 L3 credits at Merit grade. Please also see our GCSE requirements|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB - AAABB|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 - 34 points||Applicant will be considered with IB 36- 34 OR 666 or 665 in three Higher Level subjects.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AAB - ABB|
English language requirements
GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4
For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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