University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Studying history enables us to put ourselves and our societies into perspective, establishing connections between the events, ideas and people that built past and present worlds. Here at Huddersfield you’ll be able to engage with a different approaches to history, and work with primary source materials in dynamic and innovative ways.
- History has a 95% student satisfaction rating (NSS 2019).
- Our History modules cover a range of eras from medieval to modern times, and are geographically diverse allowing you to investigate the periods that inspire you most.
- You’ll gain valuable real world experience. The 5-week work experience placement in Year 2 and the optional year-long placement after the second year could help open up your graduate employment prospects.
- You can get creative with opportunities to design a marketing pitch for a historical film, or an interactive soundwalk.
- Opportunities to explore our innovative award-winning archive at Heritage Quay and the newly opened Holocaust Learning and Exhibition Centre.
- 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 Experience Placement 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 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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
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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