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War and Society BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

On our War and Society degree you will explore the key human challenges of war, peace and conflict, opening up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.

You will be taught by leading academics who are specialist researchers in subjects such as American Studies, Classical and Egyptian Studies, History, Politics and International Relations, Literature and Media Studies.

There is also the opportunity to study abroad for a semester in Hong Kong, China, Singapore or North America – an exciting and valuable experience which will further enhance your career prospects.

WAR AND SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

91% of graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months after graduating (DLHE 2015).

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • the armed forces
  • government and politics
  • humanitarian organisations
  • journalism and media
  • public services.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    116 56%

    43rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    26th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    3

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