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History and Politics BA (Hons)


What will I learn?

A joint honours degree, our History and Politics course will give you equal exposure to both subject areas – making it the perfect choice for those with an interest in both topics.Our History and Politics BA (Hons) degree offers an extensive range of optional modules to choose from, giving you the ability to tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations. The course is split equally between the two subject areas.The historical component of the degree spans the period from 1600 to the present, focusing mostly on the modern era. Its subject matter includes Britain and mainland Europe, but extends further afield to North America, the British Empire, Soviet Russia, South Asia, Australia and China. It begins with broad survey courses, proceeds with the history of individual countries or themes and culminates in specialist case studies.The political component of the degree equips you to think critically and analytically about contemporary political issues, actors and institutions. It allows you to understand the mechanics of a variety of political institutions at a domestic and international level, as well as topical issues, ideas and controversies.

Which department am I in?

International Relations, Politics and History

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,750.00 (US$ 25,528) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 October 2023


Main Site

Ashby Road,



LE11 3TU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

AAB including Maths and Physics with A in Maths

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Loughborough University

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  • Highly ranked in the UK for graduate employability
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