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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This stimulating joint honours degree has been created to allow you to explore the numerous fundamental issues which are affecting society globally. The course is ideal for anyone who is interested in major issues which are affecting our lives and combined with History it makes a very relevant and stimulating course. Themes will include the UK's decision to leave the European Union to whether we will receive a pension when we reach retirement age. HISTORY will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East.POLITICS is designed for students who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues which are dominating our lives such as the European Union and the wars in the Middle East. This course will introduce you to Political Systems which will outline political parties and interest groups. It will also introduce you to the basic ideas, movements and language in which politics is enacted. The course is devised to ensure that you gain valuable transferable skills that you can utilise for years to come. HISTORY at NTU offers exciting opportunities to discover and understand the past through a range of skills and approaches. This course offers a diverse curriculum, covering periods from AD 700 to the present day. The course offers a range of ways to make sense of the past and how it has impacted societies in the present day. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. The course encourages you to be passionate, focused and to have a willingness to engage with independent learning. 94% of History students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020).Politics has been combined with history to create an exciting, dynamic and relevant degree. This course will help enhance your interpersonal skills so that you're ready for the transition from university into the world of work. This course aims to provide you with vital skills such as; focus, passion and the ability to think critically about the world and social issues. You'll develop excellent project management skills and be able to manage your time efficiently. Our recent graduates have pursued a variety of exciting roles including; policy adviser, recruitment consultant, conservation assistant, sales manager, education officer and government officer. 91% of our BA (Hons) History and Politics students are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

14,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 93 3

    56th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    110 53%

    59th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    54th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    109 50%

    60th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    17th

    4

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