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History and Politics BA (Hons)


What will I learn?

**Course overview**- Understanding the past is crucial to analysing and responding to the political challenges of the future. Our BA (Hons) History and Politics degree will help you to see the bigger picture.- If you’re interested in the connections between today’s politics and their wider historical contexts, then this is the course for you.- You’ll learn to understand, evaluate and critically respond to external developments, processes and questions in historical and contemporary form that affect so many aspects of our daily lives. We’ll develop you into an independent thinker and researcher who’s capable of producing your own interpretations of historical events through analysis of the evidence.- The Politics element of the course provides you with training in political analysis and research methods. You’ll look at theoretical and empirical issues that affect people’s lives and prospects at the local, national and international level – and we don’t shy away from the controversial and practical questions.**Why study with us**- Our Politics courses are ranked 1st in the North West and 2nd in the UK for learning opportunities – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.- We’re also ranked 3rd in the North West for both ‘overall student satisfaction’ and ‘assessment and feedback’ – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.- Opportunities to go on work placements with host organisations such as Lancashire Archives, the People’s History Museum and the Lancashire Museum Service.**Further information**On this course you’ll benefit from our Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL) which enables you to get involved in projects which make a positive difference to people’s lives. They offer a range of volunteering projects in the UK and Internationally so you’re bound to find something that inspires you.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

25 September 2023


Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,



PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

One A Level must be in Biology at grade B. This course not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking.

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


About University of Central Lancashire

95.5 per cent of UCLan graduates enter employment or further study within six months of completing their course.

  • International student community
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