University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

History

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Course summary

Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Studying an undergraduate degree in history – the story of humanity through the ages – develops your knowledge of the past and gives you a better understanding of the present. Throughout your BA History course, you'll receive excellent training in areas such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation. Why History at Strathclyde? Learn about the context in which we live today through some of the most important and interesting periods in UK and world history. Students can enjoy an optional year abroad – studying at a foreign university – as part of our course. Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation that enhance your employability. Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months. Access to internships and placements. Your Career Our graduates have secured employment in marketing and PR companies, the Civil Service and intelligence services, the Scottish parliament, charity sector, banking, libraries, museums and heritage, teaching, academia and journalism. Recent graduate roles include: Business Banking Manager Business Development Graduate English Teacher Graduate Trainee - Financial Services Marketing intern Studio Executive at The Telegraph

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
V100
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16400 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
International £16400 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £16400 Year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
History at University of Strathclyde - UCAS