Awarded by: The University of Northampton
Our degree in History offers innovative, research-driven topics on British, European and World history covering all periods from the 15th to the 21st Century.
With a wide choice of optional modules to choose from you’ll be able to develop your own research interests. Topics include: Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, the European witch craze, the Holocaust, Women and Gender in Early Modern England, Elizabeth the ‘virgin queen’, the rise of Fascism, and the First World War.
The programme mixes academic study with field trips and opportunities to go on placements with local museums, heritage organisations and other relevant employers.
You will know your tutors personally and see them regularly and there will always be someone on hand to help or offer academic support. All of our tutors are practising historians who are enthusiastic about their work and publish regularly as experts in their fields.
A degree in History will give you organisational, analytical, speaking and written skills which are attractive to future employers.
By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:
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Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).
Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
• The Holocaust: Sources and Contexts (designated)
• Persecution, Toleration and Rebellion: Struggles for Liberty and Freedom in Historical Context (designated)
• Blood and Iron: Europe, 1815-1914 (designated)
• Kings and Confessions in Europe 1500-1700 (compulsory)
• Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: France from 1789 (designated)
• Themes and Perspectives in History (compulsory)
• Introduction to Heritage (designated)
• Divided Nation to Superpower (designated)
• First World War (designated)
• Empires Through History (designated)
• Power and Protest: British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century (designated)
• Crime, Policing and Punishment in England 1700-1900 (designated)
• Comrades and Revolutions! A Global History of the Communist Movement (designated)
• Research Skills in History (compulsory)
• Religion and Society in Early Modern England (designated)
• History Dissertation (compulsory)
• Women and Gender in Early Modern England (designated)
• Citizenship and Gender in Britain 1760-1918 (designated)
• Witchcraft and Heresy in Early Modern Europe (designated)
• Movements and Regimes: A Century of Fascism (designated)
• Crime and Popular Culture in the Late Nineteenth Century City (designated)
• The English Country House, c.1660-1830 (designated)
• Algeria: French Rule and the War for Independence (designated)
• Death and Bereavement in Britain, c.1500-1914 (designated)
Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.
The course is assessed in a number of ways:
• Individual presentations
• Group projects
• Poster presentations
• Audio and visual podcasts
• Role play
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
This course is available to international students.
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M2, M3, M3|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||25 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD||Accepted at DM with an BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma at Merit, or with an A-level at C.|
Applicants are normally expected to hold a History A-level or an equivalent qualification
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|