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Studying history enables us to put ourselves and our society in perspective, understanding the connections and events that have led up to the world we now live in. Here at Huddersfield you’ll be able to engage with a range of approaches to history, and work with primary source materials in interesting and innovative ways.
- History has a 94% student satisfaction rating (NSS 2018)
- Our History modules cover a range of eras from medieval to modern times, and are geographically diverse allowing you to investigate the periods that fascinate and inspire you most
- You’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable real world experience. The 5-week work related project in Year 2 and the year-long optional placement after the second year could help open up your graduate employment prospects
- Get creative with opportunities to design a marketing pitch for a historical film, or an interactive soundwalk
- Opportunities to study abroad, explore our innovative award-winning archive at Heritage Quay (http://heritagequay.org/) and the newly opened Holocaust Learning and Exhibition Centre (http://holocaustlearning.org/)
- You could also join the Student History Society, and organise trips, debates and social events
Year 1 Core modules: Early Medieval Europe: c500 - 1215 Twentieth Century Britain The Modern World Britons Abroad 1500-2000 Year 2 Core modules: Work Related Project Research Skills Option modules: Four options from a list which may include: Holy Wars: The Age of Crusades Reformation and Revolution Hitler's Germany: Life and Death in the Third Reich Hands on History: Voice Film and Material Culture Modern India: from Raj to Independence C. 1860-1950 Digital Victorians After the Black Death: Late Medieval Society Medieval and Early Modern Warfare in England Growing Up in the Past: Oral Histories of Childhood and Youth Year 3 (optional placement year) Final year Option modules: One option from a list which may include: Dissertation (History in Practice) Honours Level Project Up to five options from a list which may include: History and Myth: Writing and Re-writing the Middle Ages Community and Identity in the Later Middle Ages Henry's Empire The Elizabethan Age The Great War: Culture and Society Britain on the Breadline The Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance and Memory in Wartime France Mindsets, Institutions and Madness The Body and the City Bloodlands: Historical Geography of Interwar East Central Europe India’s ‘Tryst with Destiny’: The Making and Re-Making of the World’s Largest Democracy
The assessment of this module will be based on both written and practical work including examinations, essays, oral presentations, research analysis reports and portfolios. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
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!
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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
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications including a minimum grade B at A Level in History.|
|A level||BBB||including a minimum grade B in History.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||including modules in History.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||120 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications, including Higher Level History at grade 6.|
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 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ 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
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
University of Huddersfield
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School of Music, Humanities and Media - History
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