Politics & International Relations with History (BSc (Hons))

New College of the Humanities

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14000 per year

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About Politics & International Relations with History at New College of the Humanities

Politics & IR with History BSc

The Politics & IR with History BSc will provide a full understanding of how states work and have developed over time. You'll compare the political institutions of different countries, analysing where they derive their legitimacy and how they interact with other organisations. You'll take a course in political theory and learn how to draw on complex and often contradictory sources to create a picture of lives once lived, from the Roman Empire to the present.

Teaching & learning

You will experience an average of over 13 high-quality contact hours with academics per week, typically consisting of:

  • 6 hours of degree lectures
  • 1-hour one-to-one tutorial
  • 1-hour small group tutorial
  • 1.5 hours LAUNCH seminar
  • 2 hours NCH Diploma lectures
  • 1.5 hours professorial lectures

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Timetables

Timetables are usually made available to students during Freshers' Week. Teaching can be scheduled to take place during any day of the week. However, when possible, Wednesday afternoons are usually reserved for sports and cultural activities.

Programme specifications

Download the full programme specifications here.

Timetables

Timetables are usually made available to students during Freshers' Week. Teaching can be scheduled to take place during any day of the week. However, when possible, Wednesday afternoons are usually reserved for sports and cultural activities.

Programme specifications

Download the full programme specifications here.

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Entry requirements

Standard offers

At New College of the Humanities, we look at you as an individual using references, personal statements and, for undergraduate admission, interviews in addition to exam grades to assess your unique potential to benefit from and contribute to the NCH community. The below are indicative of our standard offers for popular high school-level qualifications.

A-level

AAB. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by NCH as one of your A-levels.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

35. Note the total point score required includes TOK/EE.

European Baccalaureate

85%.

Scottish Higher

ABBBB. We do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

BB. We do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

Access to HE Diploma

Distinction: 36 credits. Merit: 9 credits. Pass: 0 credits. The Access to HE Diploma will be considered on a case by case basis - contact us for further guidance.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are considered on a case by case basis when offered in combination with required A-level - contact us for further guidance.

International qualifications

If your qualification is not listed above, you'll find information about other international qualifications here.

Also required

International student English language requirements

We would normally require an IELTS score of 7.0 (including 6.5 in each component). If you need a visa to study in the UK, then we can only accept the IELTS test from an UKVI approved centre and not any other English language tests due to the visa requirements set by the UK Government. English language qualifications must have been obtained within two years prior to application to NCH.

EU/EEA student English language requirements

EU/EEA students who have taken higher level English as part of their secondary school examinations, or who have been educated entirely in English for a minimum of three years prior to application, may be exempt from these requirements. EU/EEA students studying the IB (International Baccalaureate) may be exempt provided they have achieved the following grades: English A: English Language & Literature or English Literature HL5 or SL6 OR English B: HL5 or SL6.

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