University of Kent

History University of Kent Degree level: Undergraduate

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Any study of history engages a natural human curiosity about the past. History is an exciting and diverse subject, which is reflected in the flexibility and breadth of the BA in History offered at Kent. The School of History has established itself as one of the leading History departments in the country, recognised for its research excellence, flexible programmes and quality teaching. You are taught by passionate academics, active researchers and recognised experts. The School was placed eighth nationally for research intensity in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, and, over the past five years, has consistently scored over 90% for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey. Our course is carefully crafted to allow undergraduates to tailor their degree to their own interests, with more than 70 undergraduate history modules to choose from, covering topics from the crusades to the Cold War.

How to apply

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 K24
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBB A-levels should include:
History, or Classics- Ancient History, or Classics - Classical Civilisation, or Medieval History at grade B. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and National Extended Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.
A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Merit, Merit plus A-level in History, or Classics- Ancient History, or Classics - Classical Civilisation, or Medieval History at grade B.
Access to HE Diploma The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis.
If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
Scottish Higher Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points Applicants should have either an overall grade of 34 or 15 points at higher level. This should include: HL History at 5; OR SL History at 6.


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,200 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 the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK and EU fee quoted may increase in line with inflation to £9250 plus forecast inflation, currently 2.9%. Full-time fees for 2020/21 for international students are £19,800 for laboratory programmes and £16,200 for non-laboratory programmes

Provider information

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University of Kent
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Canterbury
CT2 7NZ


Course contact details

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01227 768896

Fax: 01227 827077