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Explore historical periods and topics through the lens of art, film and literature. This new degree programme offers an inspiring opportunity to study cultural history from the Middle Ages through to the modern day – incorporating art, architecture, artefacts, material culture, literature, film and media. Tailor your degree and choose from a diverse and wide-ranging offering of modules, from the history of human rights to gender in medieval Islam and the development of New York as a cosmopolitan city. Delve into Jane Austen’s Georgian England, or explore medieval London through its pubs, plague-pits and monuments. Study Japanese film or the Golden Age of Hollywood, or examine the history of video games, from Pac-Man to Pokémon. You’ll also have access to the full range of cultural, social, political and intellectual history modules offered by the School of History, taught by our internationally-renowned staff. You can take this degree with a year abroad, immersing yourself in a different culture and society.
Year 1 Compulsory History in Practice Choose at least one from Screening History: Representing the Past in the Contemporary Historical Film Life and Death in the Victorian Home Choose from Building the American Nation: 1756-1900 Europe in a Global Context since 1800 Global Encounters: Conquest and Culture in World History The Medieval World: Structures and Mentalities Reformation to Revolution: Europe and the World, 1500-1800 Unravelling Britain: British History since 1801 Race and the Desire for Difference The Foundations of Modern Thought: INtroduction to Intellectual History Europe 1000 - 1500: The Middle Ages and their legacy
Assessment typically involves a combination of examinations and coursework, or coursework only. Coursework may include essays, diaries, case-studies and oral presentations. In your final year you’ll work on a dissertation worth 25 per cent of your final year mark, researching a specialised area of history that particularly interests you.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB||To include A level History. Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Queen Mary University of London welcomes applications from students currently studying Level 3 BTEC qualifications and will consider you for entry to the majority of our undergraduate courses. The typical entry requirements will vary according to the course you are applying for. Some of our courses require specific subject knowledge which you may not be able to cover as part of a Level 3 BTEC qualification and we may therefore require additional Level 3 qualifications to ensure that you are suitably prepared for relevant courses. A small number of our courses do not accept BTEC qualifications for entry, either as a standalone qualification, or in combination with other qualifications at Level 3. Information on our typical entry requirements and guidance for applying can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/ If you are at all unsure about the acceptability of your BTEC qualification for entry, please contact the Admissions team for individual advice ([email protected]).|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 15 credits||We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 15 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. This must include at least 6 Level 3 credits in History modules at Distinction.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||6,5,5 in HL subjects, to include History at HL.|
|Extended Project||We consider applications from students offering an EPQ and may make an alternative offer to include three A levels, one grade lower than our usual requirement, along with a specific grade in the EPQ.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||A minimum of five GCSE passes to include English at grade C or 4 or an acceptable equivalent will be required.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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