History (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview On our Foundation Entry degree in History you’ll discover how to become a skilled historian, combining the study of British and international history across a broad timespan - from the early modern to the contemporary. Why study with us

  • You’ll have the chance to get involved in international volunteering projects through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community leadership (CVCL), with some modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
  • You’ll be able to take on a work placement with host organisations such as the Lancashire Archives and the People’s History Museum.
  • Develop your own Community History Project , working to a project brief devised by a real client.
What you'll do
  • Learn about other cultures or even learn a new language through our Worldwise Learning Centre.
  • Gain work experience with public sector heritage and museum organisations through our Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership.
  • Our employability modules combine workplace experience and project management with the wider skills that the study of history entails.
  • The Institute is at the leading edge of management thinking and are a globally recognised professional membership body for leaders and managers. Their research into new ideas, techniques and methods ensures that ILM courses are constantly improving, helping to develop students' leadership and management skills.
Future Careers History Foundation Entry could lead to a successful career in business management, the civil service, teaching, museum, library and archive work.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
History (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS