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Global Studies with Politics (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: L911

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Conflict between nations; globalisation; political economies; cultural differences and how democracy operates all shape the environment we live in. The modern world faces many challenges and at Essex we approach these issues from a truly global perspective. Studying topics like the war on terror, international relations, political power and migration, our course gives you an excellent basis for a career in media, education, politics, the Civil Service, international organisations such as the UN and many other fields.Our staff in our Department of Government are advising the CIA on counter-terrorism, training politicians and civil servants in democratising countries and commentating on political events in national and international media – meaning you'll be taught by academics who really know their stuff. You will also be taught by academics in our Interdisciplinary Studies Centre, giving you access to experts from across the humanities and social sciences.You spend your third year studying abroad allowing you to experience other cultures and languages, to broaden your degree socially and academically, and to demonstrate to employers that you are mature, adaptable, and organised.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,850per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 85 3

    27th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    106 48%

    65th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    13th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    26

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