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History with Politics

London South Bank University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Underpinned by a commitment to social justice and global responsibility, this degree can help you fulfil a career as a historically-informed and globally-engaged citizen.

How has the past influenced and changed contemporary society and politics? What can history teach us about how change happens and how political systems and democratic processes evolve over time? Study history with politics and you'll gain a greater understanding of how society and political systems work.

Underpinned by a commitment to social justice and global responsibility, this degree can help you fulfil a career as a historically-informed and globally-engaged citizen. How has the past influenced and changed contemporary society and politics? What can history teach us about how change happens and how political systems and democratic processes evolve over time? Study history with...

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Course Content

Modules cover an array of enticing topics, including historical research methods, protest movements and activism, war and social change in the 20th century, and globalisation and development.

Year 1

  • Historical sources and methods
  • Revolutions, wars and the making of the modern world
  • Introduction to political theory
  • Historical practice and research
  • War and social change in the 20th century
  • Politics, decision making and democracy

Year 2

  • Global governance, regionalism and the nation state
  • American history and American cinema
  • 20th century British history: democracy, crisis and modernity
  • Issues in criminal justice history

Plus two optional modules from:

  • Gender difference and equality
  • The environment, sustainability and climate change
  • Work placement
  • European politics in transition
  • Globalisation and development

Year 3

  • Research project

Plus four modules from:

  • Life and times in Nazi Germany
  • Modern Ireland: from independence to the Celtic tiger
  • Suffrage to citizenship: female activism in 20th century Britain
  • Black history
  • Genocide and crimes against humanity
  • Politics and protest
  • Contemporary dynamics of the world system

Modules cover an array of enticing topics, including historical research methods, protest movements and activism, war and social change in the 20th century, and globalisation and development. Year 1 Historical sources and methods Revolutions, wars and the making of the modern world Introduction to political...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Southwark Campus

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

  • A Level BCC or:
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM or:
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 106 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

  • A Level BCC or:
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM or:
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 106 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
100%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
100% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
100% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
100% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
100% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
82% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
82% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
91% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
82% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
55% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
82% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
91% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
91% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
100% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
100% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
91% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
91% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
90% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
55% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
73% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
64% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
91% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
82% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
82% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
91% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
33% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points64

  • Employment Rate85%

  • Average Graduate Salary£21000

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