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Politics with Human Rights (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

What is the nature of the changing global system and how does it have an impact on individual well-being? What have been the major achievements, setbacks, and challenges to the global human rights movement? How do domestic and international politics interact in ways that are important for the promotion and protection of human rights? You are provided with the opportunity to find answers to these, and other compelling questions. Politics and political events dominate domestic and international news and impact on our day-to-day lives as well as shaping the future. On our BA Politics with Human Rights you will explore different aspects of political science while developing knowledge of human rights and different methods of research. As well as enjoying the friendly, vibrant atmosphere of our Colchester Campus, you are also empowered to broaden your understanding of politics through your placement year. Our four-year degree enables you to spend your third year on a placement with an external organisation, where you learn about a particular sector, company or job role, apply your academic knowledge in a practical working environment, and receive inspiration for future career pathways, but is otherwise identical to the corresponding three-year course.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,020per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 104 6

    23rd out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    114 51%

    58th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    65th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    78th

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    109 53%

    52nd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    38th

    25

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