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Politics (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    02-OCT-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Political change and political argument are at the center of our rapidly changing world. Our Politics degree focuses on the key issues and ideas which drive these often controversial developments.Our Politics BA (Hons) degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of these political institutions, as well as a variety of topical issues, ideas and controversies. The aim of this degree is to both deepen your knowledge and understanding of politics and, in the process, to enable you to become sharper citizens to meet some of the major political challenges of the twenty-first century.The BA (Hons) Politics degree progresses from a foundation in the key concepts of political practice and theory to an in-depth understanding of more specialised subjects such as populism, the EU, political violence, justice and British politics. It is structured around a multitude of subject areas arranged into modules, each of which is worth a number of credits. It is intended by your final year that you will have successfully completed 360 credits to graduate.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,750per year

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports, making it easy to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,200 research students spanning 90 nationalities and more than 800 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 19,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. Over 1,000 students are based on the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    142 68%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    42nd

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    15th

    3

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