School of Social, Historical and Political Studies

Politics and International Relations with Sandwich Placement

BA (Hons) Sandwich 4 years

Politics and International Relations examines issues that shape our world with a grounded, communal perspective, taking input from the many local, regional and international organisations which work together with States as well as those States and politicians themselves.

Politics and International Relations examines issues that shape our world with a grounded, communal perspective, taking input from the many local, regional and international organisations which work together with States as well as those States and politicians themselves.

Why choose this course?

Politics and International Relations examines issues that shape our world with a grounded, communal perspective, taking input from the many local, regional and international organisations which work together with States as well as those States and politicians themselves. You will not only engage with a wide range of current concerns facing the international community, but also explore how you might make a difference in shaping responses to these issues, utilising conceptual and intellectual tools in addition to the knowledge and skills required to engage with organisations and institutions working in this field. To this end, the Sandwich Placement year offered by the University of Wolverhampton will let you apply your skills and gain practical experience working within and for a company or organisation connected with the study topics.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Sandwich £9250 per year 2021-22
Home Sandwich £9250 per year 2022-23
International Sandwich £12950 per year 2021-22
International Sandwich £13450 per year 2022-23

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

Typical entry requirement: 96 UCAS points

  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • BTEC L3 Diploma - grades DD
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

Other Requirements

Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Contextual Offers

The university recognises that many students have additional barriers in progression to university, whether this be through disability, as a care leaver, from an area of deprivation or another factor. The university wishes to provide additional support for these students through the contextual offer scheme. If you are eligible, the University will apply a contextual Admissions decision, in the form of a reduced offer letter by up to two grades or 16 UCAS tariff points. Find out more.

Tuition Fees Loan (Home Fee Status):

Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.

Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: See How to pay.

For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund.

for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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