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Course Details

Politics BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Discover how politics changes your world on our full-time degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for one semester in the US, and get support to find work placements. Develop your critical skills by analysing key political structures and institutions from history and use them to gain an insight into future political landscapes in a career as an analyst, journalist or politician.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year one
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Global Political Issues
  • Inequality and Class
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Making Sense of Gender
  • optional modules
  • The Sociology of Globalisation
Year Two
  • 19th Century Europe
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Protest and Activism
  • optional modules
  • Cultures of War
  • The Growth of the USA
  • The British Empire
  • Britain in the 19th century
  • Theories of Deviance, Crime and Social Control Body Politics
  • The United States in the 20th Century
  • Learning from Work Experience (incorporates work placements)
  • Britain in the 20th Century
  • Europe in the Age of the First World War
Year Three
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • Politics in Action
  • optional modules
  • Politics and Social Media
  • Feminist Theory and Practice
  • Race, Racism and Cultural Identity
  • Capitalism in Crisis: The Depression and War in Europe
  • End of Empires
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Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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