History and Languages (W96) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

History and Languages (W96)

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Course summary

By combining History with French, German or Spanish you'll gain a good understanding of the history and cultures of European and North American countries from the Middle Ages to contemporary times. This diploma will enable you to communicate competently with speakers of your chosen language. In today's interconnected world, proficiency in a modern language opens doors to global opportunities. The name of your diploma will reflect your chosen language, such as the Diploma of Higher Education in History and French, showing your capabilities in both disciplines. Key features of the course

  • Allows you to explore a wide range of historical topics, periods and places
  • Gives you an understanding of what it means to be a historian, understanding history as a systematic and reflective discipline
  • Develops you into an independent user of your chosen language, reaching level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • Develops your knowledge of the cultures that use your chosen language
  • Improves your competence in intercultural communication.


This diploma has two stages, each comprising 120 credits. In Stage 1, you’ll study a 60-credit introductory history module. You’ll choose your language and study two 30-credit language modules. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study 60-credit modules in history and in your chosen language.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14544 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13968 Whole course
Scotland £4752 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4636 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
EU £14944 Whole course
International £14944 Whole course
Channel Islands £14944 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
History and Languages (W96) at Open University - UCAS