History University of Bristol

Undergraduate

We place particular emphasis on undergraduate research. At Bristol, students 'do' history as well as read history through a mix of core units and a wide choice of primary source-based optional units. You will undertake one substantial piece of independent research each year, culminating in a final-year dissertation.

In the first year you will study themes that you may not have encountered at A-level: medieval, early modern and imperial history. After this, you will pursue your own pathway through the degree, choosing from a wide range of thematic and research-oriented units.

In recent years topics have included:

  • Science and the Supernatural

  • NGOs and Humanitarianism Since 1945

  • Drink and Disorder in Early Modern England

  • Sixties America and its Aftermath

You also have the opportunity to study abroad during your second year. Recent destinations have included Australia, Europe, and the United States.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Find out more about the course structure and units available for History: https://www.bris.ac.uk/unit-programme-catalogue/RouteStructure.jsa?byCohort=N&ayrCode=19%2F20&programmeCode=1HIST001U


How to apply

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 V100
Institution code B78
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAA - ABB Standard offer: AAA including History.

Contextual offer: ABB including A in History.

Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/# for more information about contextual offers.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD DDD plus A in A-level History.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Distinctions may be required in specified units.
Scottish Higher AAAAB Standard Higher: AAAAB
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 - D3, M2, M2 Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 - 32 points Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in History.

Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in History.

Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/# for more information about contextual offers.
Scottish Advanced Higher AA Advanced Higher: AA including History.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

European Baccalaureate offer: 85% overall, with 8.5 in History.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2019/history/ba-history/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £18,100 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.