History Loughborough University

Undergraduate

Our distinctive and innovative course is the newest single honours History degree in the country, admitting its first students in 2014.

The course has been designed in light of a unique consultation process involving current, recent and prospective students. The course spans the period from 1600 to the present, focusing mostly on the modern era. Its subject matter includes Britain and Continental Europe, but extends further afield to North America, the British Empire and China.

You can also choose to study a foreign language as part of this course.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Year 1:
Areas studied include Atlantic, modern European and
world history, training in skills and methods, and an
overseas fieldtrip to Berlin.
Year 2:
Areas studied include modern history of Britain,
France, Germany, China, slavery, Russia, Cold War
Europe and North America.
Final year:
Areas studied include in-depth research options
and dissertation. Options typically include the United
States 1890-1930 , the rise of the Nazis, the Beatles and
the 1960s, and Soviet visual culture.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 L79
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 Grades ABB (General Studies accepted)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma Considered on a case by case basis. Please contact Loughborough University directly.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal This qualification is accepted in combination with other qualifications. For details please contact Loughborough University.
Extended Project We recognise the benefit of the Extended Project in developing independent research and critical thinking skills. We would consider this as evidence of motivation to study a specific subject in more depth, and while we do not generally include it as part of our offer conditions, it may be used to further consider an application upon receipt of final examination results. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points 34 points with 6 5 5 at HL
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Grades AB, plus Highers at majority A/B grades
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Applicants taking the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma will be asked to achieve the A level requirements for their course as part of their qualification. The Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted alongside two A levels as long as individual course entry and subject requirements are met. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/

Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/. This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course.

Loughborough also accepts a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/country/.

All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language. For full details of the acceptable English language requirements see our website www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/english/.

Loughborough uses contextual data in the admissions process to provide insights into the context in which your academic qualifications have been achieved. This may influence the typical offers outlined in the information given for each course. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/contextual-data/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,400 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

There may be additional costs related to completion of your research project (dissertation). Depending on the topic you choose to research and the nature of the project there may be travel costs, field expenses and postage costs that you will need to meet.