History

Ulster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

Tuition fees

EU £4395 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4395 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14060 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees displayed for International students and students from England, Scotland and Wales are for academic year 2019/20 and are subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2020/21. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/study-at-ulster/gb-students/discounts-for-gb-students
History at Ulster University - UCAS