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Politics and Philosophy with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BA Politics and Philosophy with Foundation Year at the University of Sheffield provides students with non-standard entry qualifications with a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study. The programme is carefully designed to build confidence in students’ abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.We work closely with students to ensure that their chosen degree is the most appropriate one for them, offering a range of stimulating learning opportunities through which to explore the different career and study opportunities open to them, and introducing them to all the learning and assessment methods they are most likely to encounter during their degree.The foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners to unlock their potential to succeed.

Application deadline

25 January

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Students need to have A Level or English Language - Grade C or above; A Level English Language and Literature combined - Grade B or above. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. IELTS – normally a minimum overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) and they are listed on our?International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

Pathway programmes are available to help students with English as a second language and different educational backgrounds prepare for their academic career.
With nearly 11,000 international students, Sheffield is a diverse, welcoming city that’s celebrated for its safety and strong sense of community and culture.
The university offers a range of scholarships for high-achieving international students who demonstrate excellent academic potential.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 55 3

    25th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    146 70%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    27th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    13th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    146 70%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    29th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    46th

    10

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