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At Cambridge, as well as being a member of the University, you're also a member of a College. All Colleges admit students for a wide range of different courses and so you will have a number of Colleges to choose from - or if you really don’t mind you can make an Open application and we will allocate one to you. You can use the course options tab above to navigate through the different Colleges which offer this course.
Our History course offers a huge range of options that span three millennia and circle the globe. In fact, you have the opportunity to investigate practically any period or aspect of history that interests you. Cambridge has one of the largest and best history faculties in the world, and our course reflects the quality and breadth of interest of our teaching staff. The History degree gives you the opportunity to explore the past from many different angles – including political, economic, social and cultural history – and to explore the interaction between history and other disciplines, such as politics, anthropology and archaeology.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 October*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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Typical A Level offer: A*AA
Some Colleges require: A Level History; A Level in an essay-based subject
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||40 - 42 points||
776 at Higher Level
Some Colleges require: Higher Level History; Higher Level in an essay-based subject
Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.
Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment at the end of October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Cambridge pre-interview written assessment. Applicants will be required to sit a written assessment in October. Advance registration is essential. Please see website for further details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).