University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

History

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Course summary

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You’ll have the flexibility to explore a wide range of new historical topics and to develop your own areas of specialism and expertise. You can explore a range of issues and themes, from the fall of the Roman Empire to the 21st century, spanning across the globe. Core modules will give you a firm foundation to understand historical change and gain valuable research skills. You can also choose from a wide selection of optional modules to explore periods and societies that really interest you. Whether it’s medieval medicine or modern Africa, there’s plenty to discover. At the School of History, our tutors are experts in a broad range of areas – and this research will inform what and how you learn. We also have top-class facilities, including one of the biggest university libraries in England.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*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
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAA including A in History if taken
Access to HE Diploma Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. 15 credits at level 3 at Distinction must be in History. An interview and a piece of written work are required.
Scottish Higher AA in Advanced Highers including an A in History and AABBB in Highers, or A in Advanced Highers History and AAABB in Highers
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points 35 points overall with 17 at Higher Level including 6 in History at Higher Level
Extended Project Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A Levels, this would be AAB at A Level including A in History and grade A in the EPQ.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2 including H2 in History
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1 including D3 in History

European Baccalaureate: 85% with 85% in History


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

See alternative English Language qualifications we accept

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/projectleeds/info/123100/admissions/143/entry_requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For further information please see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/undergraduatefees
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