University of Wales Trinity Saint David

History with Foundation Year University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

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Why study a Foundation Year at UWTSD Lampeter?

  • The Integrated Foundation Year has been designed to help you develop the skills and subject-specific knowledge needed to undertake a degree course and specialise in a specific area.

  • Offers you an alternative route into studying with us even if your grades weren’t suitable or if you don’t meet the entry requirements of your chosen course.

  • The History programme offers a chance to study a broad sweep of history, all the way back to antiquity through to the Middle Ages and right up to the present day.

  • You will attend small-group classes with a focus on discussion and learning activities to encourage the self-development and critical reflection accepted as key to the development of personal and professional capacities.

  • We take an immersive approach to learning offering a diverse range of teaching approaches, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshop sessions.

Course details

Modules

The modules offered on the foundation year focus on introducing you to University life and providing you with academic survival skills, such as academic writing skills, understanding literature, and research skills.

Taking into account that student choices and requirements can differ radically, as well as ensuring a rounded knowledge of History generally, the scheme offers modules covering a wide range of topics and issues. Some of the areas of study include, for example, the Medieval World, Caesar and Cicero, Warfare, the Cistercians, Muslim societies in the modern world, Britain and the Great War, and urban cultural histories.

A range of modules in other disciplines is offered alongside your main subject modules. You could take modules in, for example, Classics, Philosophy, Creative Writing or any of our other Humanities subjects, whichever Humanities degree-programme you choose.

Assessment method

One of the standout features of studying with the Faculty of Humanities in Lampeter is the excellent tutor contact you will have. Teaching is in small groups and seminar groups are also small allowing you to develop your confidence and skills in a supportive environment. Assessment methods used during the Foundation Year are wide and varied so that you experience them before progressing to Level 4 study, again helping you to build your confidence and skills base.


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 HIF1
Institution code T80
Campus name Lampeter Campus
Campus code L

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points We will accept A levels, National Diplomas, Certificates, National Awards or equivalent, including NVQ Level 3, 14-19 Diploma and Access courses. Providing you achieve the points required, one A level would be sufficient.
Our offers are not solely based on academic results. Our Admissions Team deals with all applications, and will judge applications upon a range of indicators of potential and performance.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 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 Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP


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0300 500 5054


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