History and Politics BA

Contemporary politics and political theory, particularly in Britain and Europe, is complemented by the study of social and cultural themes in history.

In the second and third years you can take optional modules in areas that interest you. There's also a project module.

Throughout the three years, you'll write reports and essays, give presentations and work on projects.

Dual and combined honours degrees

BA Award
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

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Standard offer

Access Sheffield offer

The A Level entry requirements for this course are:

AAB

typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation

The A Level entry requirements for this course are:

ABB

typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation

A Levels + additional qualifications

| ABB, typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation + B in a relevant EPQ; ABB, typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation + B in Core Maths

ABB, typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation + B in a relevant EPQ; ABB, typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation + B in Core Maths

International Baccalaureate

| 34, typically with 6 in Higher Level History

33, typically with 6 in Higher Level History

BTEC

| DD in a relevant subject + A at A Level typically in History or Classical Civilisation

DD in a relevant subject + A at A Level typically in History or Classical Civilisation

Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher

| AAABB + A typically in History

AABBB + A typically in History

Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels

| B + AA, typically including History or Classical Civilisation

B + AB, typically including an A in History or Classical Civilisation

Access to HE Diploma

| 60 credits overall in a relevant subject, with 45 credits at Level 3, including 36 credits at Distinction (to include History units) and 9 credits at Merit

60 credits overall in a relevant subject, with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction (to include History units) and 15 credits at Merit

Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

English language requirements | You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

Equivalent English language qualifications

Visa and immigration requirements

Other requirements

GCSE Maths grade 4/C

We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.

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