Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

History

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Course summary

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From ancient civilisations and great empires, to terrible battles and the roots of our modern society, history is a vast landscape to explore and understand. The past is part of our every day lives, shaping our world profoundly. Study history and you won’t just learn about what happened in the past. You’ll develop a better understanding of the how and why of the events that make us who we are. In other words – you won’t just discover the story, you’ll investigate and interpret its sources, impacts and meanings. This degree programme offers a roadmap for exploring the social and political landscape of human history. You’ll look at a huge variety of times and places – immersing yourself in wars and famine and poverty, charting technological leaps and social progress, and unearthing conspiracies, catastrophes and revolutions. And that’s just in your first year. Staff researchers constantly work to search for new discoveries, fresh perspectives and unknown aspects of our history, bringing this history alive in the classroom. With this degree we give you the skills to understand the world and how this effects societal developments. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad, including in the US, if you wish, and also the option to do your third year as a placement in Britain or abroad. This course has a Foundation Year available. Features and Benefits;

  • Each year offers increasing levels of flexibility with a broad range of option units, so you can choose to specialise in areas that interest you.
  • Your Independent History Project allows you to pursue your own interests in your final year.
  • We are one of the largest centres for historical study in the UK.
  • The Department of History has a wealth of expertise, with leading researchers whose published work covers a wide range of times and places and underpins our research informed teaching.
  • The department is home to the Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage, which has strong professional links and partnerships with heritage and cultural institutions.
  • You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement or study overseas.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
V100
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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