History and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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UCAS CODE VL12
This exciting joint Honours degree allows you to study a range of subjects from our highly regarded History and Politics and International Relations courses, together with creative new papers which explore overlaps between the two disciplines. This new course balances a strong grounding in the two component subjects with the chance to explore the ways in which historical and political understanding together illuminate the modern world. Our course provides the opportunity to undertake intensive ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | St Edmund's | 3 Years | OCT-21

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-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 - 99 = 1% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK History graduate salary
£21,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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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
61%
English Literature
50%
Government & Politics
44%
Mathematics
20%
Economics
19%

History

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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Mount Pleasant Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 0BN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  1.1 miles away

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