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New College of the Humanities

Politics & International Relations with Philosophy BSc

UCAS Code: 69D1

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (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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100%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

The study of Politics comprises political theory looking at normative questions, and political science looking at the organisation of government. International Relations examines governance, institution-building and decision-making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economic conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio-cultural linkages among state and non-state sectors. The central aim of the Philosophy minor is to bring clarity and rigour to your thinking, and to advance your understanding of, and ability to engage with, central philosophical questions, arguments, theories and texts.

Modules

In your first year: Introduction to Concepts & Methods of Political Science (30 credits) and Modern Political Thought (30 credits), plus International Development (30 credits) or Britain & The Wider World (30 credits); Philosophy minor: Ethics (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), plus Modern British Government & Politics and Societies in Transition (each 15 credits) or Political Ideologies and Societies in Transition (each 15 credits) or The City in American Political Life: 1776 to the Present Day (30 credits) or A Long Civil Rights Movement? Black Political Protest 1918-1968 (30 credits); Philosophy minor: Modern Philosophy (Advanced) (30 credits);
In your third year: International Organisations: Global & Local (30 credits), plus International Political Economy (30 credits) or Security Studies (30 credits), and Development of India (15 credits) and Contemporary Politics of the Middle East (15 credits) or Dissertation (30 credits) Philosophy minor: Aesthetics (30 credits) or Kant to Nietzsche (30 credits) or Political Philosophy (30 credits) or Philosophy of Mind & Language (30 credits)

Assessment methods

The programme analyses the relationship between the individual and the state, the sources of state authority and forms of government. It fosters understanding of resource distribution and value allocation. There are two aspects to the study of politics: ‘political theory/philosophy’, which looks at theories of the best societal organisation, while ‘political science’ encompasses institutions, constitutions, and power. International relations is the study of the interactions amongst states and International Organizations at regional and global level comparatively across time and space. It examines governance, institution-building and policy-making through an analysis of historical phenomena, economic conditions, diplomatic relations, security and socio-cultural linkages.

Tuition fees

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£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

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Course location:

Bedford Square, London

Department:

Politics and International Relations

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