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History and Politics BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    VL1F

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    8th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    14th

    3 (Politics)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    146

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    86

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.26

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

This course will give you equal exposure to both subject areas – making it the perfect choice for those of you with an interest in both areas. Plus, with a range of optional modules to choose from you’ll be able to tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations.

The historical component of our History and Politics degree spans the period from 1600 to the present, focusing mostly on the modern era. Its subject matter includes Britain and mainland Europe, but extends further afield to North America, the British Empire, Soviet Russia, South Asia and China. It begins with broad survey courses, proceeds with the history of individual countries or themes and culminates in specialist case studies. The political component of our History and Politics degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of a variety of political institutions, as well as topical issues, ideas and controversies.

This course is designed to ensure that they provide all students with the knowledge they need to develop an expertise in their chosen field, but also the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive market place. You will learn essential transferable skills that you can carry with you into the world of work. The many skills you will learn in History and Politics are attractive to employers in virtually any field. These skills include the ability to think and work independently, the acquisition of critical and interpretive skills, skills in ICT and group work, the ability to communicate effectively and to develop and sustain an argument.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Extended Project

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

ABB (General Studies accepted)

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

8th

About this University

Loughborough University is based on a fantastic 440-acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK. All undergraduate courses offer the option to include a year in industry as part of the degree. The student experience is renowned, with endless opportunities to get involved in at Loughborough Students' Union.

Address

Main Site

Ashby Road

Loughborough

LE11 3TU

UNITED KINGDOM