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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Politics course at Coventry University is a vibrant, modern course that will address many current political questions and help you understand the complex world in which you live. Politics students will have the opportunity to address and debate a wide range of intellectually challenging and topical questions such as: What is good and bad government? How do different political systems work? What is power and how is it used? Does ideology matter? What is democracy and human rights? Is the US a declining world power? Why is peace failing in the Middle East?**Key Course Benefits*** Academic staff who are actively engaged in high quality research that informs their teaching.* Events and conferences featuring national and international politicians and dignitaries (subject to availability and additional costs).* An exciting and modern course that examines the key political issues of the modern world.* Multidisciplinary teaching with experts from national and international politics, history, global security and social theory.* An intellectually challenging course that encourages you to sharpen your analytical skills and engage with issues of vital concern for today’s world.* The opportunity to focus on specific themes such as North American, European and African politics, social movements or global security as you progress through your course.* The opportunity to apply for an international experience with international staff, an international curriculum and the options of an overseas field trip, and / or study abroad or overseas placement (subject to availability, competitive application, meeting visa requirements and additional costs).* The opportunity to develop advanced professional skills such as the ability to think independently and creatively, to advance sophisticated arguments and to communicate ideas confidently as enquired by potential employers.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 86 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    100 48%

    68th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    26th

    18

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