History and Politics BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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Course info

UCAS CODE LV21
Are you looking for a degree that combines the study of history and politics with 21st-century employability? At Northumbria we offer a high level of academic rigour as well as thorough training in analytical skills.Core modules provide a grounding in both history and politics as well as the links between them. Optional modules offer considerable flexibility to pick and choose from a range of periods and themes: from the later Roman Empire to the politics of oil and global warming.The course ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 20-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

History
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£18,000

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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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
52%
Government & Politics
31%
English Language
25%
Psychology
19%
English Literature
19%

History

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£15,500 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

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Louise
26 Feb 20

History and Politics BA (Hons)

I really enjoy going to Northumbria and I have very few negative things to say about it. There is a really good...
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Georgia
25 Feb 20

History and Politics BA (Hons)

Really enjoyed my experience so far, would recommend Northumbria to anyone who asked. The university try to engage with...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 14 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 43%
3 star 21%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,730 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
52nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University is creating an ambitious, confident community that is ready to take on tomorrow. Renowned for being a friendly, ‘home away from home’ with a thriving social scene, Northumbria University boasts four campuses, Newcastle, London and Amsterdam, working in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world to attract students from 136 countries. Over the last decade, Northumbria has invested more than £250m in its campuses to provide students with a world-class experience during their time with the University. The Newcastle estates comprise two campuses, one in the heart of the city and one just three miles away at Coach Lane. With its award-winning architecture, modern teaching buildings and impressive sports facilities, the City Campus creates an environment that encourages learning and self-development.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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