University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

History

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Course summary

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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.

Course details


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This College only accepts students age 21 or over when the course starts. Other Cambridge Colleges may offer this course, explore these options above.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

Admission tests

Interview

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

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
History at University of Cambridge - UCAS