Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Politics is one of the most dynamic and diverse academic subjects available and you will study everything from pressing issues of international crisis to the latest domestic political developments. This flexible degree is an ideal choice if you have a general interest in politics. We cover all the main branches of the subject international relations, global politics, political systems and institutions, and political philosophy.
You can also choose up to a sixth of your modules at each Stage from other subjects, such as a modern foreign language, history or law.
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||ABB - AAA||
At least one A level from a social science or humanities subject such as History, Government and Politics, Geography, English, Economics or Philosophy is preferred but not required.
General Studies is accepted. A level combinations assessed on a case-by-case basis
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|Scottish Higher||AABBB - AAAAA||
AAAAA-AABBB at Higher Grade. 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, M2, M2||D3, D3, D3 - D3, M2, M2 in Principal Subjects. At least one from a social science or humanities subject such as History, Geography, English, Economics or Philosophy is preferred but not required. Combinations assessed on a case-by-case basis.|
|Extended Project||We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 - 34 points||32-34 points with three subjects at Higher level grade 5 or above.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 - H1, H1, H2, H2, H3|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|