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War Studies

University of Hull

36 months
14800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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During this War Studies programme from University of Hull, you will discover how war has fuelled the development of civilisations, raised and crushed societies, and driven humanity's technological and social development.

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Learn why war has been described as "the continuation of politics by other means" and is said by some to be the single most important social activity that humanity has ever undertaken.

Hull has an established reputation in the study of war and security. This War Studies programme from University of Hull focuses on the relationship between the theory of warfare and its practical application in the real world.

Our expert staff have considerable experience of working alongside the military and policy-makers, in the UK and overseas, and are widely recognised in their field. Their experience and research informs your studies.

Your future prospects

  • Politics
  • HM Armed Forces
  • The media
  • The Civil Service
  • Business and the commercial sector
  • The charity sector

A Hull politics degree opens doors if you’re considering a career in politics, the Civil Service, the military or the intelligence services.

Our graduates are well known throughout the major UK political parties. In fact, so many of them now work in Westminster that they’ve become affectionately known as ‘the Hull Mafia’.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • British Political History since 1945
  • Politics of the World Economy
  • International Relations
  • War and Politics
  • Global Security Challenges
  • International Security and Defence Policy
  • Modern Strategy
  • Seapower
  • Air Power
  • Paths of Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from:

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hull

729 - 1384 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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