Politics is all around us, shaping our world as well as our everyday lives.
This Politics (Hons) course offered by De Montfort University will give you insight, knowledge and understanding of the role politics plays at local, national and global levels. With our internationally-renowned experts, you’ll gain both the practical and the theoretical knowledge you’ll need to understand and influence our world.
Choose from a wide range of module options, including British Government and Politics, Global Comparative Politics, Politics in Action, Comparative Local Government and Power, Politics and Morality.
This Degree will empower you to apply academic theory to real-life situations. Our lecturers will equip you with the skills sought by employers – from communication and team working to independent research and critical analysis.
Graduates from this course have progressed to careers in the private and public sectors in positions such as Campaign Manager for Labour, Deputy Social Media Editor for the Independent, a graduate position on IBM’s sought-after HR Leadership Development Programme and a place on a Local Government trainee scheme.
Business and Globalisation student Gareth Watson was offered a role in project management with Defence Aerospace - Rolls-Royce during his final year at DMU.
You can apply until:
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Four years with a placement
390 (with a placement)
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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