History

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

TEF Gold

Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This comprehensive and broad-ranging history degree offers you the flexibility to choose the options that fascinate you most. Our expertise spans centuries and continents, covering British and European history, as well as the history of North and South America, and East Asia. You will explore and evaluate different forms of historical evidence, and develop skills in critical analysis, communication and research.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeV100
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - AAA Including A in History. Applicants offering a Modern Language are welcomed. General Studies accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTECs considered alongside History A level.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits 15 Level 3 credits should be history or History-related. If unable to take history at Level 3 a Social Science subject should be taken instead and evidence of reading around the subject will be required.
Scottish Higher AAABB - AAAAA Including a minimum of History Grade A at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 - 37 points History required at Higher Level, at grade 6 or above.
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H2 - H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 To include Grade H2 History
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2 To include History at D3

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £18000 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/
History at Newcastle University - UCAS