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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

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

A joint honours degree, our History and Politics BA (Hons) 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.Our BA (Hons) History and Politics degree offers a range of optional modules to choose from you’ll be able to tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations. The course is split equally between the two subject areas. Its structure provides you with the ability to choose from an extensive range of optional modules tailoring the course to suit your interests and career aspirations.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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£ 18,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

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

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 93 6

    16th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    137 66%

    31st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    20th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    138 63%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    11th

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