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History and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE VL12
Every political issue and structure has historical roots. By studying history and politics side by side, you’ll learn how to analyse and untangle the past in order to tackle the problems facing society today.At Leicester, you will explore global developments through the complementary disciplines of history and politics. The balanced combination of history and politics enables you to develop advanced understandings of the contemporary world and the historical roots of its ideas and problems, as ... READ MORE

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.
74th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
40th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
40th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
Full Time
3 - 4 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

Politics

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
59%
Government & Politics
45%
Economics
28%
English Literature
23%
Sociology
20%

History

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK 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 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
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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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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

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Hagi
21 Mar 22
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Charlotte
24 Feb 22

History and Politics BA (Hons)

The library facilities are amazing, a huge amount of books both online and physical and it has a perfect working...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 12 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 83%
3 star 16%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,100 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 59%
3 star 17%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CUG ranking
40th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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