History with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

Course summary

Overview Imagine decoding the Bayeux Tapestry, examining Henry VIII’s armour, or exploring the social and political power of jazz. These are some of the paths you could choose on BA History with a Placement Year. From the Roman Empire to Thatcher’s Britain, you’ll study the political, social, economic and cultural forces that have shaped the world. You’ll be taught by a team of internationally recognised historians and learn about developments around the globe: from Britain and its empire, across continental Europe and the Middle East, to South and East Asia and North America. You’ll learn how to develop and communicate your own ideas, and how to interpret historical sources. Choice will be at the heart of your degree. Building on a firm grounding in your first year, in your second and fourth years you’ll choose from a wide range of optional modules. You’ll decide how to build your course, tailoring your studies to your interests. On BA History with a Placement Year, you’ll normally spend 9-12 months of your third year in a placement, gaining valuable work experience and employability skills in a relevant area of your choice. Norwich is an ideal place to study history, with a wealth of medieval buildings nestled inside a lively modern city. On our beautiful campus, you’ll benefit from our strengths in British, European and global research, including internationally renowned centres in Eastern European history and East Anglian studies. Partnerships with local heritage organisations such as Norfolk Museums give you hands-on experience of history. The skills you learn will be invaluable in the workplace. Our graduates have gone on to careers as varied as the Civil Service, media, local government, international organisations, law, marketing, finance, heritage,teaching and many more besides. And if you’re thinking of taking your study of history further, our degree will provide a vital foundation. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our contextual admissions schemes – please see our website www.uea.ac.uk/apply/undergraduate/contextual-admissions for further information. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details: https://www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies

Student Outcomes

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £20600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
History with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS