Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Studying an undergraduate degree in history – the story of humanity through the ages – develops your knowledge of the past and gives you a better understanding of the present. Throughout your BA History course, you'll receive excellent training in areas such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation.
Why History at Strathclyde?
Learn about the context in which we live today through some of the most important and interesting periods in UK and world history.
Students can enjoy an optional year abroad – studying at a foreign university – as part of our course.
Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation that enhance your employability.
Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months.
Access to internships and placements.
Our graduates have secured employment in marketing and PR companies, the Civil Service and intelligence services, the Scottish parliament, charity sector, banking, libraries, museums and heritage, teaching, academia and journalism.
Recent graduate roles include:
Business Banking Manager
Business Development Graduate
Graduate Trainee - Financial Services
Studio Executive at The Telegraph
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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||University of Strathclyde|
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||BBB - ABB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C|
|Scottish Higher||AAAA||Higher English, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 B, or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||Maths SL5|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||HND Social Sciences: AAB in Graded Units may enable second-year entry to History with Politics & International Relations or Psychology with six HNC/HND credit In each of the two subjects|
|Scottish HND||Pass||HND Social Sciences: AAB in Graded Units may enable second-year entry to History with Politics & International Relations or Psychology with six HNC/HND credit In each of the two subjects|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.