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Course summary

100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey in 2018 and seven out of the last eight years. 2nd in UK for History in The Guardian University Guide 2020 subject rankings. Ranked Top 5 for History on student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide. History focuses on British and European/International history from 1500 to the present. Through a wide range of innovative modules, we investigate not just what happened in the past, but why it happened, and what this tells us about the events and forces that shaped the world we’ve inherited. University of Suffolk is based in the historical town of Ipswich with plenty of history of its own. Our history course focuses on British and European/International history from 1500 to the present. Through a wide range of innovative modules, our programme doesn't just look at the history of wars but also a module on sex and gender in British Society since 1500. History students go on to careers in teaching and academia (further study required), archive and library services, the museum and heritage industries, the civil service, local and national government, media and advertising, publishing and journalism, and many more. A number of our graduates also go on to pursue further qualifications at masters and doctoral levels.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £13992* Year 1
International £13992* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £13992* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Ipswich Award- A £1,000 award for students starting in September 2024 who meet or exceed academic entry requirements - see our website for details.
History at University of Suffolk - UCAS