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Politics BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L202

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    8th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    14th

    3 (Politics)
  • Entry Standards

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    146

  • Graduate Prospects

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    86

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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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

Political change and political argument are at the centre of our rapidly changing world. Our BA Politics degree focuses on the key issues and ideas which drive these often controversial developments.Our 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. The aim of this degree is to both deepen your knowledge and understanding of politics and, in the process, to equip you to become sharper citizens to meet some of the major political challenges of the twenty-first century.The BA (Hons) Politics degree progresses from a foundation in the key concepts of political practice and theory to an in-depth understanding of more specialised subjects such as populism, the EU, political violence, justice and British politics. It is structured around a number of subject areas arranged into modules, each of which is worth a number of credits. It is intended by your final year that you will have successfully completed 360 credits to graduate. For further insight into what you can expect to study on our Politics degree, please take a look at the modules listed below.

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

Grades 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

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Ashby Road

Loughborough

LE11 3TU

UNITED KINGDOM