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Our Single Honours History programme in Cornwall offers a traditional basis in British, European and world history, with particularly strong and innovative practices in the latter. We place particular emphasis on using history to understand the challenges posed by globalisation, ethnic conflict and scientific and environmental change. Equally exciting is our commitment to public history, which gives you the chance to carry out work experience within museums, galleries and similar organisations. You may be working on your own or as part of a team; either way, you will develop skills and gain experience which will help you to compete in today’s competitive graduate job market. Work experience may involve activities such as researching and preparing materials for a museum exhibition; documenting and researching collections of photographs, maps, costumes or military memorabilia; writing short magazine articles; or recording oral histories. As with History at the Streatham Campus, research is integral to all our work, and members of staff are nationally and internationally recognised for their research activities. You will directly benefit from this as our research influences the teaching on our undergraduate programmes. Our expertise is concentrated in the modern period, approximately from 1600 to the present, incorporating social and cultural history, international and economic history and many geographical areas, including the Far and Middle East, Europe and Britain and the Americas. As you might expect from a programme based in Cornwall, we reflect environmental and ecological approaches to history in our teaching as well as the more traditional cultural, political, social and economic aspects.
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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|Campus name||University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAB||Excluding General Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM - DDD|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 24 credits M: 21 credits||Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 24 L3 credits at Distinction Grade and 21 L3 credits at Merit Grade. Please also see GCSE requirements|
|Scottish Higher||AABBB - AAABB|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||BBB - ABB|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 32 points||Applicant will be considered with IB 34-32 OR 665 or 655 in three Higher Level subjects.|
English language requirements
GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4
For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|