- On our BA (Hons) History course we’ll give you the in-depth knowledge and skills you need to become a historian.
- During this course you’ll get to explore modern British, Irish and world history. You’ll acquire a deep historical knowledge and understanding of different periods of history in various parts of the world, exploring cultural, diplomatic, political, public and social angles.
- We’ll give the skills you need to become a professional historian. You’ll get to discover and analyse evidence and put forward your own arguments and interpretations.
- Some modules will cover the broad sweep of history, while others are specifically focused on particular historic events and key figures. Other modules will give you an insight into careers in museums and heritage.
- You’ll get to take on the Community History Project, which involves working on a live project brief with a real client.
- Opportunities to go on placements with host organisations such as the People’s History Museum, the Lancashire Museum Service or a school.
- You’ll also have the chance to get involved in international volunteering projects through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL), with some modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
There are three strands to this degree: British and Irish history, World history, Heritage. The modules focus on the following regions and periods: Britain, c.1688-2000, Ireland, c.1688-Present, Europe, c.1789-2000, America, c.1750-1970, Africa, c.1652-1982, Asia, c.1857-2003
How to apply
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|