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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why History and Politics?**Our History and Politics degree enables you to develop as an active scholar and become an independent practitioner, researcher and critical thinker. You’ll explore fundamental and highly relevant issues of power and human value, studying the ideas and events that shape our world and our identities. You’ll build investigative, analytical research and communication skills essential to your future professional role, gaining invaluable practical experiences through work placements, research projects, field trips and opportunities to study abroad. Previous students have undertaken unforgettable visits to the USA, Canada, India and Spain, as well as to fascinating UK destinations.You’ll draw on the expertise of our academic team along with insightful guest speakers and the practitioners you’ll work with on projects and placements, benefitting from our links with museums, archives, heritage organisations, socio-political groups, businesses and other partners. Our course also allows you to tailor your studies to suit your own interests and ambitions, choosing the topics most important to you in a rich and varied curriculum, as you examine integral questions about democracy, protest, activism and authority. Subjects include gender and environment, politics and empire in the age of Gladstone and Disraeli, human rights in global perspective, fascism in Europe 1914 to 1945 and much more. By graduation you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, abilities and experiences you need to succeed, whatever your chosen career path.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.**Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Glouceste

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per year

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

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 81 1

    75th out of 93 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    16th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    113 54%

    51st

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    72nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    24th

    16

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