Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This comprehensive and broad-ranging history degree offers you the flexibility to choose the options that fascinate you most. Our expertise spans centuries and continents, covering British and European history, as well as the history of North and South America, and East Asia. You will explore and evaluate different forms of historical evidence, and develop skills in critical analysis, communication and research.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
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:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - AAA||Including A in History. Applicants offering a Modern Language are welcomed. General Studies accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|15 Level 3 credits should be history or History-related. If unable to take history at Level 3 a Social Science subject should be taken instead and evidence of reading around the subject will be required.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB - AAAAA||
Including a minimum of History Grade A at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.
Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2||To include History at D3|
|Extended Project||If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 - 37 points||History required at Higher Level, at grade 6 or above.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H2 - H1, H1, H1, H2, H3||To include Grade H2 History|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|