Coventry University

Politics Coventry University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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The Politics course at Coventry University is a vibrant, modern course that will address many current political questions and help you understand the complex world in which you live.

Politics students will have the opportunity to address and debate a wide range of intellectually challenging and topical questions such as: What is good and bad government? How do different political systems work? What is power and how is it used? Does ideology matter? What is democracy and human rights? Is the US a declining world power? Why is peace failing in the Middle East?

Key Course Benefits

  • Staff who are actively engaged in high quality research that informs their teaching.

  • Events and conferences featuring national and international politicians and dignitaries.

  • An exciting and modern course that examines the key political issues of the modern world.

  • Multidisciplinary teaching with experts from national and international politics, history, global security and social theory.

  • An intellectually challenging course that enables you to develop sharp analytical skills and engage with issues of vital concern for today’s world.

  • The opportunity to focus on specific themes such as North American, European and African politics, social movements or global security as you progress though your course

  • The opportunity to apply for an international experience with international staff, an international curriculum and the options of an overseas field trip, and / or study abroad or overseas placement

  • Developing advanced professional skills such as the ability to think independently and creatively, to advance sophisticated arguments and to communicate ideas confidently as enquired by potential employers.

Course details

Modules

Applied Politics – Politics in Action
Introduction to Political Ideas
World Politics since 1945
From Empire to Welfare: Britain 1900-1951
Social Issues and Social Policy
The Contemporary Far Right in Western Europe
Comparative Politics and Governance
History of Modern Political Thought
Contemporary British Government
A Graduate Career
US Government and Politics
Political Ideologies in the Twentieth Century
Dissertation in History, International Relations and Politics

For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English at grade 4 or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.

The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that total the equivalent of three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary.

If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to attend an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.coventry.ac.uk/ug/L200

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Course contact details

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European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152