Politics BA (Hons)

Key information


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If you’re considering this subject as a combined (joint) degree, please refer to our information about combining degrees for details about entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

A level requirementsAAB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaApplications encouraged. BTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits.
International Baccalaureate35 points no less than category 4
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2, H2, H3
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherAAB in Advanced Highers, combinations of Advanced Highers and Scottish Highers are welcome
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted at grade A plus AB at A Level
Access45 level 3 credits graded at Distinction
International entry informationFind your country
Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB plus A in the EPQ.

Please note that Humanities and Social Sciences Honours Select programmes which have a Management, Law or Sociology component will not accept the EPQ

Alternative entry requirements

Contextual admissions

We are committed to supporting under-represented groups to access higher education through our use of contextual data in admissions. This means that certain specified groups who may have experienced barriers to their education may be made an offer with up to a two grade reduction from our standard offer. Please note that some exceptions apply. Read the detail on our contextual admissions strategy to find out more.