This wide ranging and stimulating degree will give you the opportunity to connect with the past while developing the skills that will define your future. Here you can study the history of Britain, Europe, America, and beyond, gaining global perspectives on stories both familiar and as yet undiscovered. During the degree you can choose a wide range of subjects that match your interests and cover everything from Witchcraft, the Crusades, and the court of Henry VIII all the way to the Second World War, the Civil Rights Movement, and Globalization, with much more to discover. Researching the topics about which you are passionate, you can analyse Political and Military history, or delve into Cultural and Social history, unearthing marginalised voices from the past alongside major historical developments. You will develop key employment skills through integrated careers training, developing transferable skills that will boost your CV while taking advantage of targeted work experience in the museum sector, journalism, law, or government. Chichester is uniquely placed in the heart of the historical city centre, surrounded by important museums and heritage sites, while also offering a vibrant student experience. You have the freedom to study what you enjoy, from the conventional to the unconventional, all while furthering your qualifications and laying the foundations for your future.
Our BA (Hons) History course is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of historical study, before allowing you to branch out to discover your interests and follow your passions to really make your degree unique to you. Year One: In your first year, you will be introduced to the academic standards required of history students such as the necessary research skills and the ability to evaluate primary and secondary historical sources. You will also explore a variety of time periods and contexts to establish a strong historiographical foundation for your three years of study. You will study modules that introduce you to Medieval, Early Modern, Renaissance, and twentieth century contexts. Year Two: In your second year, you will begin to mould your degree around your interests. You can explore papal political influences, women and gender throughout the Medieval and Tudor periods, British post-war cultural attitudes, conflict in Russia and Eurasia, and much more. Year Three: By your final year, you will have a strong sense of what historical area you would like to focus on for your final dissertation project. Alongside your thesis, you will have the opportunity to explore aspects of history including: twentieth century European dictators, Tudor royal court culture, the effects of globalisation, and the culture wars of Britain.
Our BA (Hons) History course uses a range of assessments methods, including: -Essays -Source evaluations and reviews -Research projects -Collaborative project work -Examinations -Dissertation.
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
The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education. • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5
English language requirements
|No component less than 5.5
|50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
|At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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Fees and funding
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