Politics Newcastle University

Undergraduate

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.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


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 N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
Campus code -

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 AAA - ABB 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 AAAAA - AABBB 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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £17,175 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/