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BA Politics and Modern History
Examine the historical development of the modern world and its political systems.

BA Politics and Modern History / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB-ABB, inc Grade A in History, Politics or Govt.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35-34 points overall (core points accepted), including 665-655 in three Higher Level subjects, including 6 in either History, Government or Politics.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Max 90 / 320
How to apply
Apply through UCAS
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
UCAS institution code

Course overview

  • 95% of students on our BA Politics and Modern History are satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2016) 
  • You are interested in the historical development of the modern world and its political systems
  • You are looking for passionate and committed teachers at the cutting edge of their subjects
  • You want to develop critical analysis skills and logical argument


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Mrs Gail Dickinson
+44 (0)161 306 1251
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

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