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Politics and International Relations BSocSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: L200

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Social Science (with Honours) - BSocSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSocSc (Hons) in Politics and International Relations degree is our single honours course for politics specialists. Our teaching and top-level research is structured around three core themes: Comparative Politics; International Politics; and Political Theory. In Year 1 and 2, you will take course units from across the three core areas, as well as choosing options from other disciplines, such as economics, sociology, history, philosophy or languages. By your final year, you will have an advanced understanding of politics which will have prepared you to study a selection of our specialised options, which reflect the research expertise of our staff.Our significant size allows us to support internationally-recognised research across a range of areas including several large and distinctive specialist research clusters . This also contributes to the quality of our teaching, we offer you a variety of course units that builds directly on our research expertise.We will help you to develop solid intellectual foundations within the discipline, while also giving you increasing choice and diversity of subjects and approaches as you progress through your second and third years.You can also apply to spend Year 3 studying abroad at one of our partner universities as part of a four-year degree option.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

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A level : AAB

We do not accept two A/S Levels grades in place of one A Level. Applicants must be studying at least one of the following A-level subjects: Accounting; Economics; Finance; Business Studies; Development Studies; Government and Politics; Economic and Social History; Mathematics; Anthropology; Sociology; Philosophy; Religious Studies; English Language; English Literature; Geography; Psychology; Classical Civilisation; History; Archaeology; Communication Studies; Environmental Studies; World Development; Biology;

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    161 74%

    18th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    53rd

    5

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