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History and Politics with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Roehampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is offered as a degree with foundation year - a four-year programme which provides an additional foundation year at the beginning of the degree, that will give you academic and practical experience, as well as the skills you need to ensure you are equipped to successfully complete your chosen degree.Learn about Brexit, the rise of Donald Trump, and the history of the political left and right on our BA History and Politics. Explore how we structure our society and how history shapes our future, and have the opportunity of a work placement to build your career opportunities even further.This course combines two subjects that work together and provide you with a broader knowledge of different periods of history while providing a deep understanding of political ideas, the institutions of our society, and the theories capable explaining global relationships.Throughout this interdisciplinary degree you will be exposed to key skills necessary to conduct research, analyse political issues, interpret the past, and gain employment in a relevant field. You will cover a broad range of topics from key political systems and events that have underpinned the modern era, to criminal justice and education. You will engage with the academic traditions in history and social science, and learn how to express opinions and arguments. You will explore major ethical dilemmas of politics, systems of power, the history of modern geopolitics, and the various disciplinary approaches to History and Politics.You'll get real-world experience, and work placement and internship opportunities, building the skills needed to open the door to many rewarding careers. We offer both work placements and study trips abroad as part of your degree.Throughout the degree you will develop key critical and analytical skills, which you will apply in class seminars and debates. We foster a supportive environment built on strong student-staff relationships and an environment that helps you to thrive, whatever your background.Study schedule by yearYear OneGain skills for conducting research and managing academic projects.Learn about the key political systems, ideas, and episodes that have underpinned the modern era.Second YearBuild upon research skills and broaden your knowledge about political history.Put your skills and knowledge to practice in a work placement or an internship.Final YearThe only compulsory module in your third year is your dissertation, which you’ll work on under the guidance of your supervisor. What you research, and the approach you take, is up to you. Choose from a broad range of modules that will allow you to tailor your final year to your interests and demonstrate your research skills.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,145per year

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

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 90

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    108 55%

    52nd

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    11th

    6

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