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Course summary

Course details: History is concerned with how the world came to be the way it is, and why. To understand the present fully, we must look to the past. A history degree gives you skills to champion change in society, and ‘polishes the soul’, so the ancient Greeks and Romans tell us. Many career doors are opened with a history degree in sectors including education, the military (usually as officers), police services, NHS, government, the arts, management and politics. A few have become historians. History at Teesside allows you to explore a broad range of historical themes and periods such as modern and contemporary European history, the ancient world, social and cultural history, early modern history and modern Irish history. Choose topics along a varied route that match or spark your interests. You develop an understanding of the nature of historical enquiry, including the relationships between sources, theory and interpretation. You acquire key transferable skills including distinctive critical thinking, verbal and written communication – all highly valued by employers. Top reasons to study this course 1. Career opportunities in a range of sectors from the arts to politics, and many more in between. 2. The global diversity of subject matter and expertise of the internationally published and highly-regarded teaching team. 3. You gain highly transferable skills to champion change in society. 4. You matter – and will be part of a community which encourages you to find your voice, with professional and personal supervision, and support specific to your needs. 5. Access the unique on campus North East Film Archive, dating back 130 years, this fascinating collection of material provides an insight into memorable events of the decades, people’s lives and communities. After the course: A variety of career paths will be open to you, including law, accountancy, social work, librarianship, journalism, public relations, teaching, retail management and local government work.


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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

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry. We also consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications, those with vocational training or relevant experience and those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000* Year 1
International £14000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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History at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS