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History and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Exeter

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3) 1996 reviews


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Course info

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The globalising world in which we live presents us with a multitude of opportunities and challenges. Urgent issues such as conflict, development, marginalised communities, poverty and the environment require creative solutions. In this dynamic programme you will explore, understand and engage critically with contemporary socio-political problems through an examination of the past, present and future.History and Politics at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus is a unique, integrated degree ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
11th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
8th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
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 - 90 = 10% 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
£22,000
UK History graduate salary
£21,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£24,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

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

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

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
58%
Government & Politics
48%
Economics
31%
English Literature
30%
Mathematics
23%

History

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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.
£18,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

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Great experience so far, the course has been challenging but enjoyable and the sport on offer has been a great way to...
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16 Jan 20

Politics BA (Hons)

Exeter is perfect for someone who likes trying out new things- it’s full of culture and events and activities, but...

Review breakdown

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 34 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 45%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,996 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 45%
3 star 7%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Exeter
CompUniGuide ranking
11th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
The University of Exeter is a high-ranking institution and member of the prestigious Russell Group. With campuses in Devon and Cornwall, it boasts a Gold award for teaching from the Teaching Excellence Framework, and an excellent international reputation. You can choose between bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Exeter, with nearly 19,000 undergraduates and 5,000 postgraduate students currently enrolled. Most students are school leavers, with a small number of mature students represented. The majority of students choose to study full time, although part-time options are available. You’ll study at one of three campuses, Streatham and St Luke’s in Exeter and Penryn in Cornwall. University of Exeter students on Whatuni say: “I am incredibly happy with what I got out of my experience at University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines.

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Penryn Campus Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 9FE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penryn Cornwall  0.4 miles away

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