Politics Bournemouth University

Combining insights from economics, psychology, history and philosophy, you'll learn to evaluate politicians, political systems and organisations, in the UK and beyond. This degree also examines the opportunities and challenges that come with doing politics in a hyper-mediated environment.

From the second year onwards you’ll get the chance to tailor your curriculum in line with your career aspirations. Whilst outside the classroom you can expand your acquired knowledge through study abroad opportunities, a range of internationally focused activities on and off campus, and a work placement of either six or 30 weeks, which will help to serve as a platform for successful entry into the profession following graduation.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


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Course details

Modules

On this course you’ll develop a clear understanding of UK and international politics, gaining the critical and practical skills you need to engage in modern politics. Combining insights from economics, psychology, history and philosophy, you'll learn to evaluate politicians, political systems and organisations. This course also examines the opportunities and challenges that come with doing politics in a hyper-mediated environment.


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code P486
Institution code B50
Campus name Main Site

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points The entry requirements for this course are 104 tariff points from 3 A levels or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

Excluded subjects: General Studies
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma This course requires Distinction, Merit, Merit (112 tariff points)
Access to HE Diploma D: credits
M: credits
P: credits
102 tariff points with any combination of Distinction, Merit, Pass grades.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme points 28 points overall including grade H5 from 3 Higher Level subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher 104 tariff points from 3 Advanced Highers.

GCSEs: This course requires a minimum of 4 GCSEs grades A* - C (or grade 4 or above in the newly reformed GCSE grading) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £13,750 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*The UK/EU/Channel Island tuition fee will rise in line with Retail Price Index (RPI-X), a measure of inflation in the UK. This fee information will be updated as soon as a further government announcement is made.

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