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Politics BA (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Politics BA (Full-time)

This undergraduate honours degree explores the relationship between government and society, examining the major issues in politics today. With the course’s global outlook, you’ll be able to specialise in the politics of countries and regions that interest you including Africa, Europe, Latin America, the UK, USA or the Middle East.

Our Politics BA (Hons) degree will provide you with a thorough grounding in the concept and nature of politics, and the institutions and structures engaged in political decision-making. You’ll explore the different kinds of decision makers, how they operate within their government systems and the impact they have on the politics of cities, regions and countries.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification)
  • English GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Politics (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree.

Applicants with relevant professional qualifications or extensive professional experience will also be considered on a case by case basis.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Global Politics, Economy and Society
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy since 1945
  • Politics and Government
  • Comparative Politics
  • Governance and Public Policy
  • Political Theory
  • Creating a Successful Social Enterprise 1
  • Politics and International Relations: Work-Based Learning
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Approaches to International Relations and Foreign Policy
  • Contemporary US Politics
  • Media and Culture
  • Politics of the Middle East
  • Racism and Ethnicity
  • The Politics of the European Union
  • The Politics of Modern States
  • Creating a Successful Social Enterprise 2
  • Placement 1 Year
  • Politics and International Relations: Work-Based Learning
  • Project 1 Semester
  • Project 1 Year
  • Action and Identity: Gender and Political Participation
  • African Politics
  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  • Human Rights and International Conflict
  • Latin American Politics
  • Modern British Politics
  • Public Diplomacy and Global Communication

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £12,700 per year

Continuing studies

This degree is a gateway to further postgraduate study at postgraduate level.

Career opportunities

By the end of the degree you'll be ready for a career in organisations including local government, central government departments, diplomatic services, domestic and international businesses, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the media.

Our recent graduates have found success in the Civil Service, business, and as researchers for Members of Parliament.

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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