Economics and History at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Providing an equal split of both history and economics, this BA(Honours) degree will see you cover a diverse range of modules. You’ll learn how to combine historical context with current awareness of major global trends and challenges and evaluate a variety of evidence. Your choices on the History side are historically and geographically diverse, and you can focus on what fascinates you the most. In your Economics studies, we’ll introduce you to the basics of economics, both macro and micro. You’ll then apply these to contemporary social, economic, and historical problems, such as poverty and inequality, high unemployment, and rising pollution. Why Study Economics and History BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? In Year 2, you’ll undertake a work placement, designed to enhance your skills ready for employment. You can also choose option modules to get to grips with the topics that intrigue you. On the course, you’ll gain skills including management, research, problem-solving and planning. You’ll explore the award-winning archive at Heritage Quay, and the unique Holocaust Centre North, located on campus. Plus, History at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire for Learning Opportunities, scoring 96% based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey, 2023. Keen to study economics and history, focusing on everything from economic policies to medieval history, modern history, and British history? This course is for you, preparing you for a variety of roles; past graduates have worked for the British Red Cross, House of Commons, and Civil Service† †Source: LinkedIn Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Year 1 modules include: • Critical Thinking • The Modern World • Statistics for Social Sciences • Introduction to Macroeconomics. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

An average 16.7%† of the study time on this course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, small group tutorials and workshops. There will also be opportunities for individual tuition. Some of your submissions may involve producing a podcast, contributing to an exhibition, or working on an archive. Assessment is based on both written and practical work including examinations, essays, oral presentations, research analysis reports and portfolios. † Based on 20/21 programme specifications. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


How to apply

Application codes

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

Mature applicants without formal qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with prior learning or prior experiential learning will be considered individually. Applications from international students will be considered on an individual basis, and with advice from the University's International Office. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
EU £16500* Year 1
International £16500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Economics and History at University of Huddersfield - UCAS