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 | 18-SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

History
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
52nd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
43rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
34th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
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
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

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%
Sociology
19%

History

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 18 reviews

5 star 28%
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3 star 27%
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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,574 reviews

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Northumbria University, Newcastle
CUG ranking
43rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

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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