Politics University of Leicester

Undergraduate

This is for you if you want to understand where power lies in political systems and how this affects the organisation of society.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    28 September 2020

  • Duration

    3 to 4 years


Course details

Modules

In your first year, you will take introductory modules that focus on the study of government, political ideas and ideologies, and power and ethics. In your second year, you will develop your understanding of Government and Political Theory. There is also greater flexibility to shape the course of your degree as you choose from a range of optional modules. In your final year, you will have the freedom to specialise in areas of the subject that particularly interest you, as well as writing a 10,000-word dissertation on a topic of your own choosing. For full module details, please see our website.


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 L200
Institution code L34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: cssadmissions@le.ac.uk
Scottish Higher Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: cssadmissions@le.ac.uk
Extended Project Considered alongside other qualifications.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Including a minimum of 15 points at HL.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: cssadmissions@le.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Scottish Advanced Higher Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: cssadmissions@le.ac.uk

When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.


English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

For further details of our English Language requirements please see our website

https://le.ac.uk/study/international-students/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

This information will be updated as soon as the tuition fees for the academic year 2020/1 have been confirmed. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website: https://le.ac.uk/student-life/undergraduates/fees-funding