University of Greenwich

History and English University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our history and English degree is aimed at anyone with a love of literature and a passion for history. It combines modern British, European and world history with English literature, past and present.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • This programme will allow you to combine the study of history and English

  • Study at a World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history, as well as a thriving multicultural centre

  • The history element explores a wide range of historical topics, from global events to community history, and from witchcraft to the World Wars

  • Students will develop research professional skills through a work placement

  • The English element focusses on the literature of the last two centuries, including fiction and poetry, visual art, film and theatre

  • The programme looks at the historical, social and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received

  • Visits to theatres, art galleries and museums are integral to many modules

Course details


Please check the University website for more information about the modules.

Assessment method

Assessment is through both formative and summative coursework tasks and examinations. Coursework takes a range of forms, and can include:

  • Individual and group projects
  • Oral and screencast presentations
  • Critical commentaries on primary and secondary sources
  • Online portfolios, blogging and podcasting
  • Analytical essay
  • Work placements

Feedback on assessments is given within three working weeks of submission, and offers students constructive advice on the strengths of submitted work and areas for improvement.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code VQ13
Institution code G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. For more information, contact or +44 20 8331 8136.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade). General Studies is not usually accepted.
A level BCC General Studies is not usually accepted.
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 45 credits at Level 3. You may be asked to come for an interview if you have this qualification.

We accept alternative qualifications including:

- BTEC/National Diploma
- International Baccalaureate
- Scottish Highers
- Irish Highers.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
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SE10 9LS

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