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Modern History and Politics (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Duration
3 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
VL12

About this course

Learn how we make sense of past events, ideas and problems with this dual honours degree. You'll understand how society organises itself and makes decisions. You’ll study contemporary issues such as international security, migration and globalisation. The skills you gain will prepare you for a wide range of career options.

Modern History at Southampton challenges you to critically interpret histories of societies. The study of politics encourages you to explore people’s organisation and behaviour.

On this course you can:

  • study the modern history of an extraordinary range of places, from Western Europe and the Americas, to Africa and South Asia

  • learn about rare artefacts from the University’s own collections, as well as take part in guided visits to other museums and galleries

  • learn about democracy, the modern state, comparative politics and international relations

  • spend time at a university abroad in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia

Course location

This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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