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Politics is all around us, and it’s moving fast. With our internationally renowned experts you’ll get to the very heart of political thinking.
Explore the principles of power – how it’s won and how it’s used to drive the decisions that influence our daily lives. You’ll discover how issues such as poverty, debt, terrorism, ethnic conflict and environmental change affect us all, and investigate new powers like China and India.
From 2017 you can opt to add an additional year to your course between year two and year three to study abroad - gaining valuable personal and employability skills.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 36 credits
M: 9 credits
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB||Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2|
|Extended Project||C||We recognise the value of this qualification and for this programme you will be eligible for a reduced offer of one grade below the typical offer, where an EPQ is taken alongside 3 A Levels or equivalent and you achieve a mark of grade C or higher.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDD||We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||A - B||We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.|
We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/applying/entry/
Although we do not typically hold interviews for this course, mature candidates and those with special circumstances and/or qualifications may be invited to attend an interview.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/ba-politics/
English language requirements
Undergraduate English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|