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Our History course offers a huge range of options that span three millennia and circle the globe. In fact, you have the opportunity to investigate practically any period or aspect of history that interests you. Cambridge has one of the largest and best history faculties in the world, and our course reflects the quality and breadth of interest of our teaching staff. The History degree gives you the opportunity to explore the past from many different angles – including political, economic, social and cultural history – and to explore the interaction between history and other disciplines, such as politics, anthropology and archaeology.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 October*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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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
|A level||A*AA||Typical A Level offer: A*AA Some Colleges require: A Level History; A Level in an essay-based subject|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||40 - 42 points||776 at Higher Level Some Colleges require: Higher Level History; Higher Level in an essay-based subject|
www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/history. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Applicants may be required to take a pre-interview or at-interview written assessment. Please check the website for details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course