Interested in modern history? Want to find out more about African-American civil rights? Or the origins of the Israel Palestine conflict? You’ve come to the right place: we offer a fascinating history degree. Our BA (Hons) History degree focuses on world history from the late 18th Century to the early 21st Century, mainly in Britain, Europe, the USA and Asia. You’ll be able to explore key developments in European society from 1789 to 1919, contemporary French history and the evolution of the Zionist/Palestinian conflict. With lots of modules to choose from in years two and three, you’ll delve into topics like the history of communism in Eastern Europe, or contemporary European politics, on this thought provoking history degree. You’ll develop a deep subject knowledge and importantly, be able to connect it with the world we live in today. You’ll get the opportunity to take part in a community project, undertake field trips, and write and produce a video documentary. Your tutors’ research has been judged to be ‘internationally important’ in a research excellence framework and this feeds straight into their teaching. You’ll learn to conduct research, craft a message and analyse complex information, making you an independent, confident and employable graduate. Develop the key transferable skills and subject-specific knowledge in this integrated four year programme.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
On the Foundation Year you will be assessed through a range of methods to prepare you for your study beyond this foundation year. This will include written assignments, coursework, presentations and class-tests. The focus in all assignments on the remainder of the programme is on analysis and argumentation. These skills will be assessed using a variety of different exercises including essays, book reviews, primary source analysis, presentations and contributions to online discussions. Some modules also have exams, however in the first year these never account for more than 30% of a module mark, with this rising to 40% in the second and third year. In the final year of your degree a great deal of emphasis is placed on individual research-based modules.
How to apply
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This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].
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