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Global Studies with Politics (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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( 4.1)
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UCAS CODE L913

On our four-year BA Global Studies with Politics (including foundation year), we work with you to develop your subject-specific knowledge, and to improve your academic skills. You receive a thorough grounding in these areas during your foundation year (known as Year Zero) to prepare you for a further three years of undergraduate study at Essex.You are an Essex student from day one, a member of our global community based at the most internationally diverse campus university in the UK.How have ...Read More

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Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
48th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
39th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
37th

Start date and duration

DATA SOURCE: UCAS
Start date
05-OCT-23
Full Time
4 Years

Politics

DATA SOURCE: UNISTATS

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 - 87 = 13% 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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect , March 2023

DATA SOURCE: IDP Connect
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Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

DATA SOURCE: UCAS
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A level
Grades / Points required

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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

DATA SOURCE: HESA

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni

Government & Politics
50%
History
45%
Economics
28%
English Literature
21%
Sociology
21%

Tuition fees

DATA SOURCE: UCAS/IDP Connect

For students from

England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Channel Islands EU Rest of World
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£18,585 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£18,585 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from International International Students
International Fees
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University of Essex
CUG ranking
39th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)

The University of Essex is a progressive modern institution, which delivers an innovative curriculum and a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. Established in 1964, it is one of the original plate glass universities. In its nearly sixty-year history, it has met and exceeded expectations for success, winning awards for teaching quality and expanding its programme of education to meet the needs of future societies and industries. The university offers a superb student experience and provides many academic and extra-curricular opportunities for its undergraduate population of 13,800 students, who comprise a supportive and inclusive international learning community representing students from all over the world.

Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester Essex CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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