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History, Politics and Social Studies

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Courses covering the political, social, historical and cultural aspects of human civilization

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

American Studies

BA (Hons)

Enhance your understanding of the Americas in a global context - their nation-states and peoples, their diverse cultures, and their shared past and present

Study mode: full time

American Studies and History

BA (Hons)

Match an interest in European history and culture to another in the Americas, studying these complementary subjects in depth

Study mode: full time

European Studies and International Relations

BA (Hons)

This course provides the tools to understand the fundamental historical, political and social changes in Europe and its place in the world

Study mode: full time

European Union Studies

BA (Hons)

Spend the final year of your undergraduate degree in Portsmouth's European Studies programme

Study mode: full time

History

BA (Hons)

An active and analytical approach to researching and writing about history, with optional topics ranging from the fifteenth century to the present

Study mode: full time

History and Politics

BA (Hons)

A course designed to enable you to engage with contemporary political activity, examine past controversies and analyse their historical parallels

Study mode: full time

International Development Studies

BA (Hons)

This course encompasses the complex issues surrounding developing countries in a globalised world and offers an insight into current transnational concerns

Study mode: full time

International Development Studies and Languages

BA (Hons)

This course teaches you to understand international development in the context of learning a related language to support cultural awareness

Study mode: full time

International Relations

BA (Hons)

This course explores contemporary issues in an international context and aims to advance your understanding of the world we live in

Study mode: full time

International Relations and History

BA (Hons)

A course focusing on the contemporary international political system and the social and historical developments that have shaped it

Study mode: full time

International Relations and Languages

BA (Hons)

Learn the language of international relations, its national and transnational economic and political forces, and how to express these in a foreign language

Study mode: full time

International Relations and Politics

BA (Hons)

An integrated course examining and analysing international affairs and the interrelationship of national and world politics

Study mode: full time

Politics

BA (Hons)

Enhance your understanding of political behaviour, institutions and public policy alongside the development of critical analysis and evaluative skills

Study mode: full time

Sociology

BSc (Hons)

A course which explores how and why society changes, while providing classical and modern theories for researching the social world

Study mode: full time

Sociology and Criminology

BSc (Hons)

This course is based on the social theories of crime and criminal justice enabling you to engage with and evaluate current critical debates and classical theories in both fields

Study mode: full time

Sociology and Media Studies

BA (Hons)

A strong foundation in the theory and methodology of both sociology and media studies, allowing you to apply an analytical eye to this social phenomenon

Study mode: full time

Sociology with Psychology

BSc (Hons)

A course to develop your understanding of human behaviour in its social and cultural context providing a deep insight into human society

Study mode: full time

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

European Studies

MA

Informed by research at our Centre for European and International Studies Research, this course follows an interdisciplinary study of the EU and its relations with the transnational world

Study mode: full time | part time

History of War, Culture and Society

MA

War is a history of ourselves; this course is an opportunity to explore culture, politics, society and how war had shaped nationhood

Study mode: full time | part time

International Development Studies

MSc Subject to approval

Study development issues in depth to support a professional career in this sector

Study mode: distance learning

International Development Studies

PgCert Subject to approval

Explore the issues of international development

Study mode: distance learning

International Development Studies

PgDip Subject to approval

Professional focus and postgraduate study of issues in international development

Study mode: distance learning

International Relations and European Studies

MA

This course is an advanced study of the EU and the world in a period of dramatic change in international politics

Study mode: full time | part time

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History, Sociology and Politics

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: history, sociology, politics and international relations...

Humanities and Social Science

MRes

Focus your research interest in the humanities and social sciences as you work towards being able to translate your learning into research related outputs....

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