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Politics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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UCAS CODE: P487

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Should states have the power to strip people of their citizenship? How do we survive ecological collapse? What do algorithms mean for democracy? How about the fascination with authoritarian leaders and their followers? Come study and debate with us.****Why study BA (Hons) Politics at BU?**• A dynamic and interdisciplinary course exploring power and (in)equality, justice and conflict in a world shaped by economic, a pandemic and climate crises• You can choose units tailored to your passions and career aspirations • We cover a range of issues including populism, leadership, diplomacy, race, gender, identity, and environmental activism• Gain hands-on experience as political pundits, experts, fact-checkers, journalists and researchers through participation in staff-student run projects• Network with industry professionals and add valuable experience to your CV in a 4-week or 30-week placement. Within 15 months of completing their course, 88% of our students were employed in a professional or managerial position• Be part of a community studying politics through regular events, film screenings, discussions and debates organized and led by students’ BU Politics Society. This course includes a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,250per year

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UCAS Points : 48 - 72

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    68th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 86 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    107 52%

    55th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    79th

    3

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