Study History at Ulster University in the United Kingdom. History at Ulster covers the period from early modern era to the 20th Century. Students are given the opportunity to select from a diverse range of modules that cover Ireland, Britain, the Americas, and Europe. Political, social, economic and cultural history are given due weighting in the programme.
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.
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||Not accepted|
|A level||BCC||Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the final A level grade C by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University. Preference may be given to candidates with an A level Grade B in History. Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade B in History at A2.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||For applicants taking the QCF (first teaching 2010), BTEC, the requirements will be DDM.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 12 credits M: 30 credits P: 3 credits||Pass Access Course with an overall average of 60% (120 credit Access Course) (NI Access Course)|
|Scottish Higher||BCCCC||Applicants may satisfy the requirement for an element of the offer grade profiles (equating to the final A-level grade stated in the standard 3A level offer profile - Grade C) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University. Preference may be given to candidates with Grade B in History.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CDD||Applicants may satisfy the requirement for an element of the offer grade profiles (equating to the final A-level grade stated in the standard 3A level offer profile - Grade C) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University. Preference may be given to candidates with Grade C in History.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||A minimum 24 points with at least 12 at higher level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||104 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of four subjects at Higher Level and one at Ordinary Level, including English at O4/H6 or above. Preference may be given to candidates with a H3 at higher level in History.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass at Grade C/4 or above English Language. Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills - Communication will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE English.|
GCSE Please refer to the University’s general entrance requirements. English Language Requirements English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4395||Year 1|
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