University of Greenwich

History University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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Let the historical setting of our Greenwich Campus inspire your studies of British, European and world history.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • The programme allows students to specialise in national and international history with the option of incorporating courses from a variety of other subjects such as politics, English, sociology or a foreign language

  • Study history at a World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history. We take full advantage of our historically and culturally rich location and proximity to central London, incorporating visits to museums and archives

  • Our teaching is actively driven by our research interests and publications

  • Explore a wide range of topics, including genocide, gender, the Ottoman Empire, the World Wars and maritime and environmental history

  • Opportunity for work placement (Year 2 or 3) and/or a dissertation (Year 3). The work placement strengthens professional skills and offers experience of working in a history-related profession

This programme allows you to specialise in national and international history with the option of also incorporating courses from a variety of other subjects such as politics, English, sociology or a foreign language.

You will study history at a World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history. We take full advantage of our historically and culturally rich location and proximity to central London, incorporating visits to museums and archives into our courses.

Our teaching is actively driven by our research interests and publications and the programme explores a wide range of topics, including genocide, gender, the Ottoman empire, the World Wars and maritime and environmental history.

Work placement
You will also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement (Year 2 or 3) and/or a dissertation (Year 3). The work placement allows you to develop practical and professional skills and to gain practical experience of working a history-related profession.

Coursework
The dissertation enables you to work on a topic of your own choosing and to put into practice the skills of analysis and research developed in Years 1 and 2.

Outcomes
The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide students with a substantial grounding in modern British, European and world history and to nurture open, creative and critical thinkers who are able to apply these qualities of mind in a variety of intellectual contexts

  • To encourage an appreciation of the nature of historical enquiry and the links between history and other disciplines

  • To provide a structure and an environment in which skills relevant to citizenship, employability and lifelong learning may be developed.

Course details

Modules

Please check the University website for full course listing.

Assessment method

Assessment is through examinations and coursework tasks including:

  • Individual and group projects
  • Presentations
  • Critical reviews
  • Portfolios
  • Conventional analytical essays.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test. For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade). General Studies is not usually accepted.
A level BCC General Studies is not usually accepted.
Access to HE Diploma A minimum of 45 credits at Level 3. You may be asked to come for an interview if you have this qualification.

We accept alternative qualifications including:

- BTEC/National Diploma
- International Baccalaureate
- Scottish Highers
- Irish Highers.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

Please see our website for full information, including course exceptions - https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees/undergraduate-fees

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
Greenwich
SE10 9LS


Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

Course contact details

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences