Bachelor On Campus

History and Politics (Hons)

University of Dundee

48 months
19500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


In this MA History and Politics (Hons) programme from University of Dundee you will learn about social, economic, cultural and political history of the early and late modern periods, covering countries across the globe.



Studying both history and politics together gives you a very wide range of modules to choose from.

In this MA History and Politics (Hons) programme from University of Dundee, we teach social, cultural, and political history from the early modern period through to the present day, focusing in particular on the British Isles, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and India.

You'll use primary sources from the very beginning of your studies, and analyse various kinds of historical evidence, including written and oral materials, maps, visual images, feature films, art, and music.

Our current teaching includes optional modules on Russian, Irish, and Middle Eastern politics, nations and nationalism, political theories, and on human rights and humanitarian intervention. Topics such as illegal drugs, gender and sexuality, environmental sustainability, and surveillance are also covered.


Our course is designed to produce confident, intellectually engaged graduates, who can think creatively and independently, ask incisive questions, articulate their ideas, and solve complex problems. These are all attributes highly sought after by employers.

Our history graduates go on to work in industries including the media, the heritage industry, museums and archives, teaching, politics, the civil service, business, finance, the diplomatic service.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • The Rise of Atlantic Empires, 1500-1750 
  • Human Futures 
  • Age of Revolution, c.1750-1850 
  • The Globalizing World 
  • The Scottish Diaspora
  • Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Europe

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Advanced Diploma: Grade B with ASL-A Level at B (level 1) Grade A with ASL-A Level at B (level 2)
  • BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM (level 1) A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDD (level 2)
  • European Baccalaureate: 70% overall (level 1) 75% overall (level 2)
  • GCE-A Level: Standard: BBB Widening access: BCC (level 1) AAB (level 2)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points (level 1) 34 points (level 2)
  • Scottish Baccalaureate: Pass with CC at Advanced Higher (level 1) Distinction with AB (level 2)
  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: Standard: AABB at Higher / Widening access: BBBB at Higher (level 1) AB at Advanced Higher and BB at Higher (level 2)
  • SQA Higher National: A relevant HNC with B in the Graded Unit (level 1) A relevant HND with BB in the Graded Units (level 2)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP): Relevant subjects with ABB grades
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: A-Levels at BB (level 1) A Levels at AA (level 2)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

History and Politics (Hons)
University of Dundee


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!