Politics (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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Course info

UCAS CODE L201
Why should we obey the law? Why don’t democratic countries go to war with each other? Why don’t young people vote? Why do oil-rich countries have worse human rights records? These are the kinds of questions addressed in our BA Politics course, which provides a thorough training in all major areas of political science, and is based in the top politics department in the country.Always seeking political cause and effect, our course casts light on aspects of life you might never ordinarily connect ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
48th / 95
CUG ranking
39th
CUG subject ranking
37th

Start date and duration

Start date
05-OCT-23
Sandwich
4 Years

Politics

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Average salary

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules

Entry requirements

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
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Previous study

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Government & Politics
50%
History
45%
Economics
28%
English Literature
21%
Sociology
21%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
£9,250 per year
Students from England Students from England
£9,250 per year
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
£9,250 per year
Students from Wales Students from Wales
£9,250 per year
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
£9,250 per year
Students from Channel Islands
£19,530 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£19,530 per year
International Students

Latest Politics reviews

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23 Mar 22

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The best experiences are communal ones. For example, firework night was...
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22 Mar 22

Politics (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Best: campus is very pretty. Worst: have heard a lot of bad story’s around campus. Heard a story that someone had been...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 20 reviews

5 star 45%
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3 star 10%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,045 reviews

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University of Essex
CUG ranking
39th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Essex is a progressive modern institution, which delivers an innovative curriculum and a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. Established in 1964, it is one of the original plate glass universities. In its nearly sixty-year history, it has met and exceeded expectations for success, winning awards for teaching quality and expanding its programme of education to meet the needs of future societies and industries. The university offers a superb student experience and provides many academic and extra-curricular opportunities for its undergraduate population of 13,800 students, who comprise a supportive and inclusive international learning community representing students from all over the world.

Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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