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History with Politics BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Examine the politics of past, present and future as you explore these two connected and complimentary subjects. Deepen your understanding of current political issues by searching through the centuries to find the events that caused them, and shed a new light on historical intrigues by applying modern political science. Your knowledge of affairs old and new, analytical abilities and proven problem-solving skills ensure you to stand out to employers.You will have the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe. You will also have the opportunity to engage with politics alongside likeminded people through PIASOC, Plymouth University’s International Affairs Society. You’ll be able to gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate.* Enhance your career options with a degree that helps you develop highly sought-after analytical and communication skills while you home in on your passion. * Expand your critical and creative writing skills, with the option to focus on modules that align with your interests. * Gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate.* Plot your own course through the centuries as you take the lead in your research projects and choose areas of study from our flexible range of modules, creating a tailor-made degree.* Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe * Study both modern and historical literature, building your knowledge of different periods and cultures. * Explore history with your friends and course mates by joining the History Society, a lively and supportive community hosting educational and social events.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 93 6

    47th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    107 51%

    64th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    24th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    115 52%

    46th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    23rd

    15

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