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BA Modern History and Politics (Including Placement Year)

BA Modern History and Politics (Including Placement Year)

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Subject Politics
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
On this course, students will obtain a thorough grounding in the fields of modern history and politics, and will consider how the two disciplines can be integrated. Students will take an Introduction to Politics module alongside the history modules in the first year, and continue to combine modern history and politics modules in the second and third years. In the history modules students will investigate the intersection of the ideas, cultures and economics of different people over the last 200 years of western history. Students will be introduced to the relationship between today’s ‘modern’ world, which assumes the significance of political liberty, global interdependence and sexuality, and events and ideas which originated in the 18th and 19th centuries. Study topics include: Democratic systems; Political power; Concepts in political science: state, laws, wars and political parties; The spread of communist-inspired revolutions in China, Russia, and Latin America; The origins and consequences of the Cold War.

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