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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.
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.
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.
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.
Please check the University website for full course listing.
Assessment is through examinations and coursework tasks including:
- Individual and group projects
- Critical reviews
- Conventional analytical essays.
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||University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 20 8331 8136.
|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
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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