• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You will share the first year with the Politics BA course, giving you a vital grounding in political issues and theory.

In the second and third years of the Public Administration and Management (Hons) course from De Montfort University you will have the opportunity to combine politics with public administration modules.

Reasons to study Public Administration and Management at DMU:

  • Opportunity for a short placement with a local authority putting theory into practice
  • Give your studies an international dimension by taking the Government and Policy in China module and take up the opportunity to learn about Chinese life and culture on campus at the Confucius Institute
  • The only university in the UK to hold both Congress to Campus and European Parliament to Campus with former members of US Congress and former Members of European Parliament to enhance your study experience
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal the innovative programme of work and study opportunities across the world, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons
  • Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies including the Labour Party, the House of Commons, the Government Economic Service, the Welsh Assembly, Pfizer and the NHS 

Graduate careers

The course prepares you for senior roles in public and private sector organisations where you can influence major decisions that affect us all.

The public sector is a major UK employer and one of the most diverse, challenging and exciting sectors in which to work.

There is real demand for suitably qualified managers who are interested in making a difference and who understand the implications of the global financial crisis, climate change, sustainable development, health care and other issues affecting contemporary society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Four years with a placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to Globalisation
  • British Government and Politics
  • Governance
  • Political Thought
  • Political Analysis
  • Government and Business
  • The Making of a Global World

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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General Requirements

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A-level or equivalent (eg BTEC)
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 + points
  • All students must have at least five GCSEs grades A–C including English Language and Maths
  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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