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Politics (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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UCAS CODE: L203

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Political change and political argument are at the centre 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

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,750per year

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 86 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    136 66%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    12th

    1

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