University of Leicester
Our lecturers produce internationally renowned, cutting-edge research, and are keen to share their knowledge. You will also learn from guest speakers, including MPs and members of US Congress, and enjoy the option to study politics from different perspectives by spending a year studying abroad.
During your time with us, we will encourage you to focus your studies on your own areas of interest. All our degrees offer a wide range of exciting module choices – and as our lecturers have such diverse interests, you will receive enthusiastic support and guidance for whichever area you choose.
A/AS Levels: ABB-BBB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level.
EPQ with A-levels: BBB-BBC + EPQ at grade B.
Access to HE Diploma: Pass Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 24 credits at Distinction.
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 28 points overall.
BTEC Nationals: Full Diploma with DDM.
Our degrees provide you with the transferable skills to equip you for a wide range of careers, including government, the media, education, administration, and management in industry and commerce.
Graduates from our Politics degrees have gone on to work for a wide range of employers including:
At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.
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