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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

    28-SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Political change and political argument are at the centre of our rapidly changing world. Our BA Politics degree focuses on the key issues and ideas which drive these often controversial developments.Our Politics degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of a variety of political institutions, as well as 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 equip 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 number 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. For further insight into what you can expect to study on our Politics degree, please take a look at the modules listed below.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,500per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    8th

  • 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 easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for four years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 83 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    146 67%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    3rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    11th

    6

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