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New College of the Humanities

Philosophy, Politics & History (PPH) with a Politics major

UCAS Code: LL21

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

With a B in at least one humanities subject. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted NCH as one of your A-levels.

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9,P:0

Access to HE Diploma will be considered on a case by case basis -- contact us for further guidance.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

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

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.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

UCAS Tariff

96-141

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

With the Philosophy, Politics & History BA (PPH) at NCH, you can choose one of Politics, Philosophy or History as your major, and will study the other two as joint minors. The central aim of our PPH programme is to increase your understanding of, and ability to engage with, central questions, arguments, and texts in Philosophy, Politics and History, and to provide a lively sense of interrelations between these subjects.

The study of politics comprises of political theory, examining normative questions, and the political science of how government is organised. Likewise, the study of International Relations looks at governance, institution-building, and decision-making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economics conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio-economic factors.

Modules

In your first year: Introduction to Concepts & Methods of Political Science (30 credits) and Modern Political Thought (30 credits) and Ethics (30 credits) and Britain & the Wider World (30 credits). In your second year: Old Powers, New Powers: Imperialism, Colonialism & the Modern State (30 credits) and The European Union in the World (30 credits) and Modern Philosophy (Advanced) (30 credits) and History, Heritage & Memory (30 credits). In your third year: Dissertation (30 credits) and International Organisations: Global & Local (30 credits), plus Aesthetics (30 credits) or Kant to Nietzsche (30 credits) or Philosophy of Mind & Language (30 credits) or Political Philosophy (30 credits), and Power & Politics (Minor) (30 credits)

Assessment methods

Our Philosophy, Politics & History programme, with Politics as your major, consists of two courses in Politics and one course in each of Philosophy and History in each year of study. The study of Politics as your major comprises political theory looking at normative questions, and political science looking at the organisation of government.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bedford Square, London

Department:

Philosophy

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