History and Politics Liverpool Hope University

Undergraduate

Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.

History

The study of History helps you to understand how individuals, communities and societies have lived in the past and how those past experiences have helped to shape the present world. History helps us make sense of our world and understand what may lie ahead because the future is shaped by its history in so many ways. Our History degree gives you the opportunity to study a wide-range of historical periods and topics with elements in British, Irish, European and International History from the late medieval age to the twentieth century.

By studying with us, you can study a range of topics from the Early Modern period to the Twentieth century. You will engage with a wide variety of historical evidence throughout the whole of your degree programme. History at Liverpool Hope is part of the supportive and friendly environment of the Department of History and Politics. You will benefit from being taught by a team of recognised scholars and experts in their fields who are dedicated and experienced teachers and researchers and regular publishers of their research.

Throughout your degree, you will be able to take advantage of the rich library, archival, museum and heritage resources available in Liverpool and further afield, as well as benefit from our partnership with National Museums Liverpool. Working with the staff and resources of the World Museum, the new Museum of Liverpool and the Maritime Museum and its associated International Slavery Museum forms an important part of your learning experiences. The department runs a range of fieldwork activities every year in the local area and beyond, and offers the opportunity for study visits to major European cities each year.

Politics

Politics is a subject that encompasses a range of issues central to an understanding of contemporary society. Whether at a local, regional or national level, political decisions affect all citizens and are instrumental in shaping the future of the nation. At Liverpool Hope, we address an array of topics that allow us to explore the theory and practical application of politics. We look at local issues in Liverpool, the politics of the UK and the EU and consider broader theoretical concepts such as the historical evolution of democracy and how it is implemented in the world today.

Politics is a very dynamic and ever-changing subject. We actively encourage debate and discussion amongst our students, and aim to encourage a stronger awareness and appreciation of different points of view. The study of politics at Liverpool Hope does not just take place in the classroom and the library. We organise field trips to regional and national institutions and we support you to get involved with community engagement projects. We organise field trips to regional and national institutions and try to engage with politics as it evolves with elections, referendum and the processes of change.

Politics addresses the responsibilities of individuals and collective groups in society. It considers issues of citizenship, community and individualism, and examines how society can evolve to enhance individual sovereignty. You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, and will help you to develop the skills you need to have a long and successful career in politics.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.

Assessment method

Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.


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 LV21
Institution code L46
Campus name Hope Park
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

International applicants should refer to the International section of our website for further information – www.hope.ac.uk/international/


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 112 points UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.
A level BBB - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DMM
Access to HE Diploma Credits gained must equate to between 120 - 112 Tariff Points
Scottish Higher Qualifications must equate to between 120 - 112 Tariff Points
Extended Project This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 120 - 112 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.

Please contact our External Relations team directly for further information on how you can meet our entry requirements and what other qualifications may be accepted.
t: 0151 291 3111
e: enquiry@hope.ac.uk


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,400 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

Please note, some of our courses may have additional costs. Please visit the course webpage for further information.