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History and Politics MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Student rating
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( 4.1) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE VL12
History and Politics at Aberdeen is a great combination to add to your wide and deep study of all aspects of human activity in the past with a fascinating exploration of national, European and global politics. You will be taught by highly-regarded experts regularly commenting in the media on events unfolding in the world today and gain the perfect foundation for a wide range of careers in Europe, politics, media and many other fields and professions.History research at Aberdeen is rated top in ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
26th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
37th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
35th

Start date and duration

Start date
11-SEP-23
Full Time
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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
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 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
48%
Psychology
31%
English Literature
28%
Biology
24%
Government & Politics
17%

Tuition fees

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Latest Politics reviews

Politics
SR
Student Reviewer
10 Oct 17

History and Politics MA (Hons)

I am enjoying the experience but there are obviously always things that can be improved and feel there is plenty of...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 6 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 33%
3 star 16%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,174 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 56%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CUG ranking
37th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The beautiful University of Aberdeen dates to 1495 when it was founded by William Elphinstone with the founding principle of ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ It is the 5th oldest university in the UK and many of its original subjects are still taught to this day. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Law Social Science Biological Sciences Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition Psychology Engineering Geosciences Natural and Computing Sciences Postgraduate Research School Research Institutes There are two campuses at Kings College (1495) and Foresterhill, both linked by bus.

Where you'll study

University of Aberdeen

University Office Regent Walk King's College Aberdeen
Aberdeen, City Of
AB24 3FX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberdeen  0.9 miles away

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