Newcastle University

History and Archaeology Newcastle University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

TEF Gold

Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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This degree combines the study of both historical documents and archaeological remains to understand how past communities lived. We focus principally on the period of 400 CE to the present day, with optional modules spanning centuries and continents. You'll gain hands-on experience through a minimum of four weeks' excavation fieldwork in your first two years, plus artefact handling at the University-led Great North Museum.

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 VV41
Institution code N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
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
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Including History. (AS level History required if not offered at A level). General Studies accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 0 credits
15 Level 3 credits should be history or history-related.
Scottish Higher AABBB Including History. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 Including History
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification, we will vary our offer to recognise this. Your project can be in any topic.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points History required at Higher Level grade 6 or above.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H2, H2, H3 Including Grade H2 History.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £19,200 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

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/

Provider information

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Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU


Course contact details

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0191 208 3333