BA (Hons) History and Politics

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This degree applies methods and concepts from both areas to inform your studies, and you are encouraged to examine links between the two disciplines. Our interdisciplinary approach will give you insights into the ways that social, cultural and political institutions have shaped, and continue to shape, our society.


Year 1

  • Historical Methods

  • Society and Culture in Twentieth Century Europe

  • Introduction to Political Thought

  • Introduction to Governance and Politics

  • History Skills Foundation

  • Global Issues

Year 2

  • Masses and Modernity, 1750-1914

  • Comparative Politics

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Dissertation

  • EITHER Democracy & Democratisation

  • History Special Subject

Entry requirements

  • A-level: BBB
  • International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall with Three HL subjects at 655

Career possibilities

Former students have forged careers in journalism and the media, museums and galleries, the Civil Service, teaching and research, law and the commercial world, but the skills learned are also applicable to many more industries and roles.

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