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Contemporary History and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE LV21
This exciting degree course offers a thorough grounding in 20th century history and politics as well as a range of module options such as international relations, international history, intelligence and security and theories of power and domination. This wide variety of modules enables you to direct your studies in line with your own specific interests. Our staff are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and will be joined by a programme of guest speakers from around the world to enhance ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
91st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
92nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
62nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

History

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
63%
Government & Politics
46%
Religious Studies & Theology
25%
English Literature
19%
General Studies
15%

History

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Latest Contemporary History (Post-1945) reviews

Contemporary History (Post-1945)
SR
Student Reviewer
23 Feb 15

Contemporary History and Politics BA (Hons)

Good facilities and great location for city centre Manchester. Student Union is the only draw back and accommodation is...

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University of Salford
CompUniGuide ranking
92nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Based minutes from Manchester, the University of Salford is at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning. The university is made up of four schools: the School of Arts and Media; the School of Science, Engineering and the Environment; the School of Health and Society; and Salford Business School. A focus on practical learning and links with industry sets the University of Salford apart from other institutions. Many of its courses are designed and taught by industry practitioners. In addition, work placements, live briefs and internships are available to many of the students who study there. The university’s campus is spread across three sites: Peel Park, MediaCityUK and Frederick Road.

Where you'll study

University of Salford

The Crescent Salford
Manchester
M5 4WT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Salford Crescent  0.2 miles away

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