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Politics (with Placement Year)

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
On campus
 1112 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Interested in how countries are governed and decisions made? A degree in Politics may refine your power of judgment and critical thinking.

Politics should appeal to you if you have an interest in power, government, policy-making, social movements or debating ideas. It also concerns wars and conflict resolution, the impact of globalization and world events. The course includes a range of courses on British, American, European, African and Middle Eastern politics.

Entry Requirements

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Year 1

Applied Politics – Politics in Action

Introduction to Political Ideas

World Politics since 1945

From Empire to Welfare: Britain 1900-1951

Social Issues and Social Policy

Year 2

The Contemporary Far Right in Western Europe

Comparative Politics and Governance

History of Modern Political Thought

Contemporary British Government

Optional Modules

Placement Year

Professional Placement

Year 4

Nationalism and Democratisation in Post-Communist Europe Political Ideologies in the Twentieth Century

Dissertation in History, International Relations and Politics

Optional Modules


Some of our previous students have secured graduate- level jobs in the:

  • Civil Service
  • international organisations
  • local government
  • the media
  • private sector companies
  • the culture industry
  • further and higher education teaching
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)

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