Politics Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The Open University 88% 6% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Coventry University 88% 6% 0% - - - Coventry online Part-time
University of Sussex 88% 6% 0% - - - Brighton online Part-time
University of Portsmouth 88% 6% 0% - - - Portsmouth online Part-time
The Open University 88% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 95% 6% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Politics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24168 £23490 £28242
25-75 percentile range £20009 - £28338 £17512 - £29442 £21427 - £37533

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24639 £24704 £30219
25-75 percentile range £20826 - £28317 £19319 - £30889 £23353 - £39742

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Politics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Politics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Politics

  • Development Politics
  • Democracy and Elections
  • International Politics
  • National and Regional Politics
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Public Policy

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Politics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Politics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Politics at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Elementary occupations
25% Protective service occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Customer service occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Politics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Politics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Politics studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

The median salary of graduates of Politics was £24168 15 months after graduation, £23490 3 years after graduation and £28242 5 years after graduation.

History and Politics (Q97) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 95 out of 100 among 38 respondents.