Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

History & Media

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Course summary

Develop your expertise in history and media while building your confidence in teamwork and project skills, working on live briefs with media professionals and industry partners. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Study in a truly interdisciplinary way as you explore how history and media intersect
  • Join the vibrant, research-led academic community in the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities
  • Be taught by active researchers who can help guide your studies
  • Have the opportunity to choose practical, career-focused option modules to boost your CV and improve your employability upon graduation

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Emergence of Modern Europe
  • Society & Culture in Modern Britain, 1780-1914
  • Media Interactions
  • 20th-Century Europe
  • BBC Radio: Cultural Talk, Public Purposes
  • Researching Television
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Media: Past & Present, Where & When
  • Swinging Britain: Turned on and tuned in to the 60s
  • Researching Media & Culture
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 2 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • History & Media Dissertation or Working with the Past Major Project
    • Mediating Modernities
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

  • How to apply

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    Points of entry

    The following entry points are available for this course:

    • Year 1

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    Fees and funding

    Tuition fees

    EU £14000 Year 1
    England £9250 Year 1
    Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
    Scotland £9250 Year 1
    Wales £9250 Year 1
    Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
    International £14000 Year 1

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    History & Media at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS