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History and Politics (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A joint honours degree, our History and Politics course will give you equal exposure to both subject areas – making it the perfect choice for those with an interest in both topics.Our History and Politics BA (Hons) degree offers an extensive range of optional modules to choose from, giving you the ability to tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations. The course is split equally between the two subject areas.The historical component of the 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, Australia 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 the degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues, actors and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of a variety of political institutions at a domestic and international level, as well as topical issues, ideas and controversies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,750per year

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 90 1

    27th out of 86 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    136 70%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    19th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    136 66%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    12th

    1

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