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Politics and Human Rights Including Foundation BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– There are opportunities to take part in extracurricular projects, for example in the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice Practice.– You’ll engage with current issues as a researcher, activist and campaigner, all with the support of human rights and social justice specialists.– Through flexible modules, you’ll be able to study a combination of politics, human rights and social justice to suit your own areas of interest.**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**This foundation year is taught at the University giving you a taste of academic life in a supportive environment. The year gives you the academic and technical preparation for undergraduate study in a wide range of social sciences subjects. Lectures, labs and tutorials will give you a broad understanding across subjects including economics, criminology, politics, sociology and psychology. **About this course**What are human rights, and why have they changed throughout history? How much does justice differ between cultures? How are human rights coming under threat and how can they be defended? This course considers these questions and many more.You’ll become skilled at understanding the complex world of human rights and social justice work. In your final year, an advanced research project will enable you to study in greater depth what really interests you.The course emphasises practical skills to boost your employability. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement through a sandwich year.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 103 7

    100th out of 103 1

    82nd out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    105 48%

    75th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    98th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    85th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    102 46%

    89th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    90th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    100th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    72 33%

    84th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    23rd

    28

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