401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Politics with History - University of Plymouth

How do politics of the past affect today? Explore wider political systems and start to find out. Develop your understanding of politics in modern societies, focusing on how countries are governed and the relationships between nations. You’ll study the political, social, economic, artistic, intellectual and cultural history of past societies, from the fifteenth century to the present day. You’ll also debate political processes and systems and learn to identify political issues and events. You will explore all aspects of history and traverse the world’s continents, from Britain and Europe to the Americas, Africa or Asia with your choice of modules. You’ll learn from research-active staff who are leaders in their subjects. You will also enhance your employability by taking part in our weekly events and talks, organised by the student-run Politics and International Affairs society (PIASOC). * Develop specific knowledge of the disciplines of politics – understand the significance and nature of political processes, the variety of forms of government and the concepts that inform their operation. * Engage with political institutions and processes to acquire a detailed knowledge of these systems and how they interact. You’ll use current affairs as case studies to bring broader principles to life. * Explore all aspects of history and traverse the world’s continents, from Britain and Europe to the Americas, Africa or Asia with your choice of modules. * Learn from research-active staff, leading the way in their subjects. Members of the team are internationally renowned for their work on elections and electoral systems and ethnopolitics. * Enhance your employability by taking part in extra-curricular events and talks organised by the student-run Politics and International Affairs society (PIASOC). * Open doors to a wide range of career opportunities including journalism, advertising, teaching, non-governmental organisation work and academia.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250