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The University of Wolverhampton

BA (Hons)Politics and History

Why choose this course?

This comprehensive integrated joint course allows you to examine a wide range of themes and issues in the history and politics of Britain, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East from the sixteenth century to the present day. Focusing on the cultural, political, social and economic aspects of historical change, you will be encouraged to study particular areas of interest and controversy in depth. In your studies, you will learn the essential techniques of critical analysis, research methods and the skills required for handling and processing information. You will also be given the opportunity to demonstrate your understanding of different historical and political approaches through a varied and dynamic learning and teaching environment. Using traditional and enhanced electronic forms of learning, the History and Politics degree enables you to achieve your full potential, developing the skills for successful study and future employment. The course actively encourages intellectual curiosity and digital literacy and lets you apply the skills you have learned in the classroom to relevant work situations. Our graduates are in high demand and employers value the critical awareness, communication skills, initiative and organisational abilities the course instils in our students.

What happens on the course?

Indicative Course Structure (Info correct on Aug 2017).

Semester 1 Starters:

Year 1 (Level 4)

Semester 1

Semester 2

4PO003 Introduction to British Politics

C

4PO002 Introduction to International Relations

4HS001The Pursuit of History

C

4HS003 The Making of Modern Britain c1750-c1850

TAKE ONE OF:

4GK006 Success in Higher Education

4PO005 Campaigning and Citizenship: women in Britain and the Empire 1800-1950

4WL002 Basic Language

4WL003 Elementary Language

O

TAKE ONE OF:

4WR004 The Holocaust

4PO006 Contemporary Capitalism

4SL011 Volunteering in the Community

4GK006 Success in Higher Education

4WL002 Basic Language

4WL003 Elementary Language

Year 2 (Level 5)

Semester 1

Semester 2

5PO003 Contemporary Political Ideologies

C

5PO004 World Politics

TAKE ONE OF:

5HS002: Revolutionary Ireland

5HS006: Victorian Britain

5HS008: Migrant Stories, Migrant Journeys

5HS010: The Great War, 1914-18

O

TAKE ONE OF:

5HS001: The Cold War

5HS003: Sex and the City: Sexuality in the long Eighteenth century

5HS005: The British Working Class, 1900 – 1985

5HS007: Preserving the Past

5HS011:

TAKE ONE OF:

5PO006 Contemporary Britain

5HU001 The Enlightenment

5WL001 Basic Language

5WL002 Elementary Language

O

TAKE ONE OF:

5SL008 Volunteering in Action

5PO005 Europe United? Politics, Societies and Cultures

5WL001 Basic Language

5WL002 Elementary Language

or

or

History option (listed above)

O

History option (listed above)

Year 3 (Level 6)

Semester 1

Semester 2

TAKE ONE OF:

6HS004: Independent Study in History

6PO004 Politics Project

6PO008 Work Placement in the Community

6HS013 Work Placement in the Community

if you are taking a project in semester 2; take one more module from the appropriate subject from the level 6 lists below.

NB: one independent study must be taken in the year- see note below

C/O

TAKE ONE OF:

6HS004: Independent Study in History

6PO004 Politics Project

6PO008: Work Placement in the Community

6HS013 Work Placement in the Community

if you have taken a project in semester 1; take one more module from the appropriate subject from the level 6 lists below.

NB: one independent study must be taken in the year- see note below

C

6PO003 Political Theory

TAKE ONE OF:

6PO001:Democracy and Terrorism: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland

6PO005 Security and integration in the New Europe

6SL013 The Global World

6HS003: Consumption and the World of Goods

6HS011: From Reich to Republic. German Society, 1871-1924

6HS015: Sexual Politics: Gender, sex and feminism in Britain after 1918

6WL001 Intermediate/Advanced Language

O

TAKE ONE OF:

6PO002:The Politics of the Middle East

6HS001: USA, 1890-1945

6HS006: Youth Culture in C20th Britain

6HS010: Germany, 1919-1949

6HS014: The Family in Britain, 1830-1939

6WL001 Intermediate/Advanced Language

History or Politics option (as above)

O

History or Politics option (as above)

Why Wolverhampton?

The course aims to:

  • provide a learning experience in History and Politics which conforms to the national benchmarking standard
  • provide students with subject-specific and generic knowledge, experience and skills
  • prepare students for careers in which their skills can be applied directly
  • equip students with a range of key skills applicable to a wide variety of other careers commensurate with their graduate status

The Faculty of Social Sciences, in which History and Politics are based, has robust systems of student support, including the provision of `one to one’ study skills and academic counselling support.

What our students think

Career path

Students graduating in Politics and History have gone on to do further Masters courses at Wolverhampton University. In recent years two History graduates have successfully completed PhDs at Wolverhampton University. Teaching, archival work and local government are common destinations of graduates in these subject areas.

What skills will you gain?

On the completion of the course, the student should be able to demonstrate:

  1. Identify and critically compare different concepts and methodologies used in both History and Politics.
  2. Demonstrate an informed knowledge of the processes of continuity and change over an extended time-span as pertaining to the political history and institutions of the UK and one other area.
  3. Engage critically with the major theoretical underpinnings and ideological traditions in History and Politics.
  4. Demonstrate a proficiency in the generic and subject-specific skills used in the study of both subjects.
  5. Use appropriate technologies in digitally literate and enterprising ways to support research, process data and produce written work and presentational material to a high quality.
  6. Understand the value of civic responsibility in your outlook toward and relationships with others in an historical and global context.

Entry requirements

2017 Entry

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please seehttp://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.

Course fees and finance

2017/8 Home/EU International
Full time £9,250 £11,475
Part time # £2,835
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The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

Contact us

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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