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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.:

  • History of Political Thought I - POL1016A (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:

  • History of Political Thought I - POL1016A (15 credits)
  • History of Political Thought II - POL1016B (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.

Politics cannot be combined with International Relations.

Politics department.