Politics (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE L203
Political change and political argument are at the centre of our rapidly changing world. Our BA Politics degree focuses on the key issues and ideas which drive these often controversial developments.Our Politics degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of a variety of political institutions, as well as topical issues, ideas and controversies. The aim of this degree is to both deepen ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
6th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
16th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-21
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 - 94 = 6% 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
£24,000
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 2020

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
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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
History
60%
Government & Politics
44%
Economics
29%
Geography
19%
English Literature
19%

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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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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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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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,650 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

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Serena
23 Jan 20

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I've been having the best time of my whole life honestly! Loughborough does so much to make you feel included starting...
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Izzy
17 Jan 20

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It has been amazing so far, I’m really enjoying the course and the sporting opportunities are amazing, perfect stress...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 33 reviews

5 star 79%
4 star 12%
3 star 6%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 2,204 reviews

5 star 65%
4 star 30%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%
Loughborough University
CompUniGuide ranking
6th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.6)
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national 2020 university league table, and top in the region. It ranked 1st for Accommodation and 2nd for University Facilities and Students’ Union in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019. These annual awards were voted for entirely by students – with 41,000+ reviews and comments submitted from more than 130 universities across the UK that year. This single-site campus university is spread over a sprawling 440-acre green site, containing everything you need for day-to-day student life. It has been awarded the Green Flag Award for its vibrant campus in 2018/19, recognised as one of the nation’s best green spaces. Loughborough is also consistently praised by students for its unbeatable community spirit. Loughborough students on Whatuni say: “I have made great friends and I find my course incredibly interesting.

Where you'll study

Loughborough University

Ashby Road Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Loughborough  1.1 miles away

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