Politics BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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Course info

UCAS CODE L201
**Why choose this course**Politics is about people and power: who gets it, how they use it and what makes a society fair. Our innovative BSc (Hons) Politics course explores the active role that citizens can play in shaping politics internationally, nationally and locally. It explores those who make the decisions and how those decisions impact on others. A distinctive feature of the course is its emphasis on institutional structures, government and civil society, focusing on the way they bring ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
24th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
18th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Sandwich
4 Years

Politics

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

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£21,000

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

Entry requirements
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A level
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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
Government & Politics
51%
History
41%
English Literature
28%
Mathematics
25%
Economics
18%

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Latest Politics reviews

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Hannah
15 Jan 20

Politics BSc (Hons)

I have love my time at uni so far and can’t wait to spend the next two and a half years here however not looking...
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Miles
19 Dec 19

Politics BSc (Hons)

Overall enjoying Surrey uni. Wish that the town was more affordable. Campus is nice but sometimes over crowded...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 3 reviews

5 star 1%
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3 star 33%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 946 reviews

5 star 30%
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3 star 13%
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University of Surrey
CUG ranking
18th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Surrey is a vibrant institution with a beautiful campus located in Guildford, UK. The university is well known for its excellent standard of teaching and hands-on approach to learning, which equips students with the knowledge and skills for professional success and personal development. The university is spread over three sites with the following faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences The university’s track record for graduate employability is one of the best in the UK, with 96 per cent of undergraduates within work or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020).

Where you'll study

University of Surrey

Stag Hill Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Guildford  0.3 miles away

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