Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

BA INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND MODERN HISTORY

Key details 

BA INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND MODERN HISTORY

Start Year
2021
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
LV2C
Entry Requirements
BBB
Duration (years)
3

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed across a range of work including essays, oral presentations, book reviews, reports, projects, tests and written examinations.

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Assessment for Year 2

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Assessment for Year 3

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The Course Director can support 30 credits off profile over the course of your degree. Students of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies are able to take one free non-credit module alongside your degree.

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed across a range of work including essays, oral presentations, book reviews, reports, projects, tests and written examinations.

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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

The Course Director can support 30 credits off profile over the course of your degree.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed across a range of work including essays, oral presentations, book reviews, reports, projects, tests and written examinations.

Apply   
Register interest   
Life at UEA   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

The Course Director can support 30 credits off profile over the course of your degree.

Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed across a range of work including essays, oral presentations, book reviews, reports, projects, tests and written examinations.

Apply   
Register interest   
Life at UEA   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

ABB including History or BBB including History with an A in the Extended Project

BTEC

DDM, alongside grade B in History A-Level (or equivalent qualification). Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration

Scottish highers

AAABB including History

Scottish highers advanced

BCC including History

Irish leaving certificate

3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3 including History

Access course

Access to Humanities & Social Sciences pathway. Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 30 credits at Level 3 and Merit in 15 credits at Level 3 including 12 credits in History

European Baccalaureate

75% including 7 in History

International Baccalaureate

32 points including HL 5 History

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE.

 

Additional entry requirements

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes.

 

Alternative Qualifications

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in any component)

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study:

 

Pre-sessional English at INTO UEA

Academic English at INTO UEA

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.

 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.

 

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

 

Course Reference Number: 1545745

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 1545745

How to apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The application allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it is sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

Please complete our Online Enquiry Form to request a prospectus and to be kept up to date with news and events at the University. 

 

Course Reference Number: 1545745
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
LV2C
Entry Requirements
BBB
Duration (years)
3
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