Edge Hill University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This degree is committed to delivering cutting-edge teaching and research in the fascinating field of Modern History – from African-American civil rights to the origins of the Israel/Palestine conflict. All of our research has been judged to be internationally important (REF 2014) and this connection with debates and developments feeds directly into our teaching. We pride ourselves on our student-centred culture and strive to nurture the skills, knowledge and confidence of everyone in our community, helping them develop a deep subject knowledge and an understanding of the connections between that knowledge and the present-day. Our mission is to help you realise your full potential and become an independent, confident and employable graduate, able to apply your knowledge and skills in a variety of areas and actively engage with the wider world.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
The focus in all assignments in on analysis and argumentation. These skills will be assessed using a variety of different exercises including essays, book reviews, primary source analysis, presentations and contributions to online discussions. Some modules also have exams, however in the first year these never account for more than 30% of a module mark, with this rising to 50% in the second and third year. In the final year of your degree a great deal of emphasis is placed on individual research-based modules.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ormskirk (Main Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 120 points||Preferably to include A Level History or equivalent.|
|A level||BBC - BBB||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. However, please be aware that an A Level History qualification is preferred for this course.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits M: 21 credits P: 0 credits||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.|
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
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
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