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Course summary

History at Birmingham Newman University covers content from the ancient, medieval, early modern and modern periods, with a global perspective. You can explore topics from gender and sexuality in the ancient world to modern totalitarian regimes. Our modules take a case study approach, encouraging you to make social, political and cultural comparisons over time. Our degree is built around our students. Students select options to study and can negotiate the content and shape of their assignments. Our ‘Understanding’ organisations modules show students how to reflect on their history degree and pave a career pathway after graduation. Modules covering global history from the ancient to the modern world A range of assessment, including the opportunity to design some assessments with your tutors Employability modules prepare you to succeed in the workplace. History graduates go into a wide range of careers because their research skills and ability to articulate their opinion makes them stand out from other candidates in the job market. Our graduates have gone onto a broad and impressive range of professional careers including primary and secondary teaching, law, psychology, heritage and archives, the civil service and the police force. Many have continued to further postgraduate study.

Modules

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for 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

Application codes

Course code:
V100
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Birmingham Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please refer to the Newman University website for further details.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://newman.ac.uk/course/history-ba-hons/full-time/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £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

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
History at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS