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BA Politics and Geography with Study Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

  • One of the few programmes in the UK to combine politics and geography
  • Our interdisciplinary programme will give you the unique opportunity to question how politics and geography interact to shape the world we live in and learn from internationally-recognised scholars
  • You’ll join an intentionally small community of students allowing you to actively discuss and debate your ideas and work closely with academic staff
  • Get involved with the Politics and Geography student societies, make friends, attend beach BBQ’s, conservation volunteering, surf trips and hear from guest speakers
  • You’ll develop an understanding of the central problems of change and uncertainty in contemporary political and ecological systems that will be valued by public, private and third sectors employers

How will I learn?

We use a wide range of teaching methods as well as encouraging independent study with an increasing emphasis on seminar discussion and project work in your second and third years:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Project and group work
  • Independent study
  • Field work
  • Laboratory sessions
  • Access to the latest geographical information systems (GIS), mapping statistics and coding software
  • Interactive computer-based approaches to learning through our virtual learning environment

How will I be assessed?

  • Essays
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Projects
  • Exams
  • Dissertation in your final year

You must pass your first year modules in order to proceed but your performance at this level does not count towards your final degree classification.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

The University of Exeter has 23,500 students, including 6,100 international students from 130 different countries.
Students will find engaged, inclusive, and safe communities, founded on shared values, at all three of the university's campuses in the South West of the UK.
Regular visits to international schools and education exhibitions, plus airport pick-up and international buddy schemes to help students arrive and settle in.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 72

    8th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    161 76%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    46th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    166 76%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    9

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