Study History at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.
History at Ulster covers the period from early modern era to the 20th Century. Students are given the opportunity to select from a diverse range of modules that cover Ireland, Britain, the Americas, and Europe. Political, social, economic and cultural history are given due weighting in the programme.
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the final A level grade in the above grade profiles (C or B grade) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University.
Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade B in History at A2.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||To include a minimum of 8 distinctions in level 3 units|
|Access to HE Diploma||
Access to Higher Education (HE)
For Access qualifications validated by Ulster University or QUB the entry requirement is:
An overall mark of 65%
For GB QAA accredited Higher Education Diploma qualifications the entry requirement is as follows:
Award of the HE Diploma in a related subject area, achieving a minimum of 18 credits at distinction and 24 credits at merit in the 45 level 3 graded credits.
Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade B in History.
Applicants may satisfy the requirement for an element of the above grade profiles by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard (equating to A-level grade C or B) as defined by the University.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||25 points||
To include 12 at higher level.
Preference may be given to applicants scoring well in literary subjects at higher level.
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H4||Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade H3 in History at higher level|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCD||
Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the final stated grade by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University.
Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade C in History.
Please refer to the University’s general entrance requirements.
English Language Requirements
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4,275||Year 1|