Learn how people have lived, and how states have attempted to shape and influence those lives throughout history from the Roman Empire through to modern day America. Examine the practice and applications of history, and compare political institutions of different countries, analysing their legitimacy to dictate over their subjects.
History with Politics & International Relations BA (Hons)
BA (Hons) History with Politics & International Relations
83% (National Student Survey 2021)
September 2022 (see academic calendar)
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Your study of the History with Politics & International Relations BA (Hons) will provide a full understanding of how people have lived, and how states have attempted to shape and influence those lives throughout history. You will study periods from the Roman Empire through to modern day America, drawing on complex and often contradictory sources. You will also take courses examining the practice and applications of the historical discipline itself. In the Politics & IR minor, you’ll compare the political institutions of different countries, analysing their legitimacy to dictate over their subjects and how they interact with other organisations.
Teaching & learning
Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include small group tutorials, seminars, and lectures of between 10 and 60 students for your degree courses.
Where can this degree take you?
Your degree and Diploma from NCH can take you anywhere. Career paths of a few recent graduates of the History major at NCH London include: Read more
Frankie (2015) undertook summer internships at Historic Royal Palaces, Rund Partnership, and Savills. Originally graduating with a role at Lambert Smith Hampton as Graduate Surveyor, Property Management, Frankie has rotated through Lease Advisory, Real Estate Advisory and Valuations, while completing her Masters in Interdisciplinary Design in the Built Environment at the University of Cambridge. She is currently Senior Sustainability Surveyor at Lambert Smith Hampton.
Alfred (2015) took his MSt Global & Imperial History at the University of Oxford and is now an Analyst at Glenmont Partners. Johnny (2015) graduated with a role as an Associate at KPMG. He progressed to the role of Tax Consultant at Pirola Pennuto & Associati, and is currently a Forensic Accountant at BTVK Advisory.
Marius (2016) graduated with a role as Product Manager at Doddle Parcelsand participated in the New Entrepreneurs Foundation Programme. He progressed to roles as Growth Manager at MyTutorand currently Growth Manager at Coconut. He is also a co-founder of Student2StartUp.
Morgan (2016) followed her undergraduate degree with a Masters in Human Rights at Columbia University, New York. Having been a Researcher at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and a Global Advocacy Intern at Human Rights Watch, she is currently Campaigns & Research Assistant at Crisis Action.
Jess (2017) graduated with a job as Audit Associate in Investment Management at KPMG.
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