Politics and History BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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


Course info

UCAS CODE LV21
Studying a History and Politics degree allows you to explore a wide cross-section of historically significant worlds, while observing how historical events directly influence global politics. Your studies will span from modern history and memory of war and conflict, to British and European politics, public policy and political theory. Our three-year degree helps to provide graduates with a wealth of inspiring career opportunities thanks to numerous transferable skills which are highly valued by ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
14th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
29th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
35th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
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 - 75 = 25% 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
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

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
65%
Government & Politics
48%
English Literature
25%
Religious Studies & Theology
18%
Geography
16%

History

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Domestic. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Other UK. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.

Latest Politics reviews

Politics
SR
Student Reviewer
26 Feb 20

Politics BA (Hons)

I’ve loved Swansea uni. the atmosphere is great and everyone is really friendly. it’s near the beach so there’s lots of...
F
Frances
11 Feb 20

Politics and History BA (Hons)

My overall experience has generally been good. Although I've had to take some time off due to ill health, I was...

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Societies and Sports
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • Local life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.7) 47 reviews

5 star 73%
4 star 27%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 4,499 reviews

5 star 61%
4 star 30%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CUG ranking
29th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
Swansea University is renowned for its excellence in research, teaching reputation and delightful seafront location. Established in 1920, the university has been a provider of quality education for 100 years and was awarded University of the Year by Whatuni in 2019. The university comprises seven academic colleges distributed across two campuses, and offers a huge range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree options, as well as opportunities for research positions and studying abroad. The university has two campuses in Swansea. The Singleton Park campus enjoys a stunning beachfront location and is surrounded by leafy parkland, which is perfect for sports, recreation and socialising. The Bay campus, also located next to the beach, is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and has fantastic business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

Other courses at this uni you might like