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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you going to change society for the better? Start with a BSc in Politics from the University of Southampton. This programme offers a firm grounding in the three main areas of political theory, comparative politics and international relations.You'll develop your understanding of political systems, political ideas and thinkers, democracy and the modern state. Through a wide range of optional modules, you'll be introduced to crucial political debates such as the dilemmas of modern migration, the role of the media, and the future of the European Union. Our BSc Politics is designed to develop skills in analytical and critical thinking, as well as highly valued independent research skills. This degree can help lead to careers in politics, national and international political institutions, the civil service, think tanks, campaign organizations, as well as careers in business and journalism.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,560per year

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A level : ABB

Typical offer: ABB or if you are taking Politics, BBBIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A-level offer: BBB to include grade A in the EPQContextual offer: BBBWe are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of th

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    136 62%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

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