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Let the historical setting of our Greenwich Campus inspire your studies of British, European and world history. This history degree is shaped by our research passions and expertise. You'll explore a diverse range of topics, including gender, violence, migration, national identities and the environment, across the 17th to the 20th centuries. The historic site of our Greenwich Campus provides easy access to important archives and museums in central London. You can also undertake a placement in the creative, cultural, education or heritage sectors, and explore other subjects such as politics, English, or a foreign language. Our history graduates emerge with valuable communication, digital and project management skills for a wide range of careers, including teaching, journalism, publishing and heritage management. What you should know about this course
- The course traces over 500 years of British and global histories.
- The course explores the origins of globalisation where east and west meet. It follows women and men – including sailors, slaves, merchants, criminals who passed through Greenwich - en route to making the modern world.
- It introduces you to a range of historical methods and historiography, and aims to help you develop as a critical, analytical thinker and communicator.
- You will work with creative and inspiring teachers and researchers whose work shapes the modules you'll follow.
- Our 'History in practice' and work placement modules provide an opportunity to apply your historical knowledge and skills to a range of organisations and employers.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English (Language or Literature) AND GCSE Maths at grade 4/C or above.|
We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers. We also consider equivalent qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2, in place of GCSEs.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
UK Student Recruitment
020 8331 9000