University of Leeds has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This prestigious course allows you to explore a huge range of issues and themes, from the fall of the Roman Empire to the 21st century and spanning across the globe.
Core modules will give you a firm foundation to understand historical change and gain valuable research skills. You can also choose from a wide selection of optional modules to explore periods and societies that really interest you. Whether it’s medieval medicine or modern Africa, there’s plenty to discover.
Our School of History is one of the largest in the UK, meaning we have expert tutors in an exceptionally broad range of areas – and their cutting-edge research will inform what and how you learn. We also have top-class facilities, including one of the biggest university libraries in England. It’s a great place to study one of the broadest and most challenging degrees on offer.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.
|A level||AAA||including A in History if taken|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. 15 credits at level 3 at Distinction must be in History. An interview and a piece of written work are required.|
|Scottish Higher||AA in Advanced Highers including an A in History and AABBB in Highers, or A in Advanced Highers History and AAABB in Highers|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M1||including D3 in History|
|Extended Project||Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A Levels, this would be AAB at A Level including A in History and grade A in the EPQ.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||35 points overall with 17 at Higher Level including 6 in History at Higher Level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2||including H2 in History|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.|
European Baccalaureate: 85% with 85% in History
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.|
If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
See alternative English Language qualifications we accept