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Course summary

This degree in history and sociology explores modern British, European and world history through the perspective of contentious issues in society, such as gender, ethnicity and social justice. In this history and sociology degree, you will study contemporary and historical social theory, policy and practice in a vibrant, socially dynamic setting. Explore over five hundred years of social change with our creative and inspiring teachers through innovative modules which cover race, gender, violence, mobility and the family. You'll be based on the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, drawing on the local community resources, and museums of Greenwich, London and beyond. You'll develop IT and communication skills for a wide range of future careers and have the opportunity to undertake a placement in the public, creative or cultural sectors. What you should know about this course

  • This course provides a range of core modules in both History and Sociology, as well as exciting optional modules to help you specialise.
  • Work with inspiring and innovative specialists on topics including social inequality, race, gender and migration, developing perspectives from around the globe and across the centuries.
  • In the final year, you can develop your practical and professional skills through a dissertation or a work placement in an area of your choice.
  • It introduces you to a range of historical methods and studies of the writing of history to develop your skills as a critical, analytical thinker and communicator.
  • Throughout the course, you are supported to achieve your career goals through innovative applied history and sociology modules and skills-enriching assignments.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Year 6

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.

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

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/ach/history-and-sociology-ba-hons


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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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
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

History and Sociology at University of Greenwich - UCAS