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First year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

PoliticsThe way you study Politics in the first year depends on the subject you are studying it with.

A. If you are combining Politics with a subject from Social Sciences (e.g. Anthropology, Arabic, Law), Sciences or is Business-related, two compulsory Politics modules are taken during the first year:

  • Power and Democracy - POL1019 (15 credits)
  • State and Society - POL1006 (15 credits)

and 30 credits chosen from level 1 options in Politics, e.g.:

  • Classical Political Thought - POL1025 (15 credits)
  • State of Britain: Trends, Actors and Agenda-Setting in UK Public Policy - POL1001B (15 credits)
  • ...there are many to choose from, and they vary each year. A full list is available on the Politics department's options web page

Politics discussionB. If you are combining Politics with a subject from Humanities (e.g. Archaeology, Classical Studies, Theology) the two compulsory Politics modules are:

  • Classical Political Thought - POL1025 (15 credits)
  • Early Modern Political Thought - POL1026 (15 credits)

and 30 credits chosen from level 1 options in Politics, e.g.:

  • State of Britain: Trends, Actors and Agenda-Setting in UK Public Policy - POL1001B (15 credits)
  • Power and Democracy - POL1019 (15 credits)
  • State and Society - POL1006 (15 credits)
  • ...there are many to choose from, and they vary each year. A full list is available on the Politics department's options web page

to make a total of 60 credits in this half of the overall Flexible Combined Honours degree programme.

If you want to combine Politics and International Relations, you must take the 'established' Combined Honours degree of that name - BSc Politics and International Relations.

Politics department.