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Aberystwyth University

Hanes

UCAS Code: V101

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-DDM

UCAS Tariff

120

With B in any subject.

Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

History

Drwy ddewis astudio Hanes ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth byddwch yn astudio un or pynciau mwyaf gwerthfawr. Maer rhan fwyaf ohonom nin chwilfrydig am y gorffennol ar ffordd mae cymdeithasau dynol wedi esblygu dros amser. Bydd gradd mewn Hanes yn caniatu i chi osod y gorffennol mewn persbectif ach arfogi eich hun sgiliau dadansoddol dehongli, dadansoddi a chyfathrebu sydd mor hanfodol mewn bywyd bob dydd ac y mae cyflogwyr yn awyddus iawn iw canfod.Mae Hanes wedii ddysgu yn Aberystwyth ers 1872, syn golygu mai ein hadran ywr hynaf yng Nghymru ac un or blaenaf ym Mhrydain. Mae ein graddaun arloesol syn sicrhau y cewch y cymhwyster gorau. Fen graddiwyd yn uchel gan ein myfyrwyr yn yr Arolwg Blynyddol o Fyfyrwyr (NSS). Mae ein meysydd pwnc yn amrywio o hanes cynnar i hanes modern, hanes gwleidyddol, hanes cymdeithasol, hanes economaidd a diwylliannol. Mae gennym lyfrgell hawlfraint ar y campws, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru. Mae gan ein hadran gysylltiadau cryf gydar sector treftadaeth, a phortffolio sefydledig o leoliadau myfyrwyr. Yn y gorffennol, mae myfyrwyr wedi treulio hyd at dair wythnos yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru (gan gynnwys cyfleoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg), Comisiwn Brenhinol Henebion Cymru, a Chymdeithas yr Hynafiaethwyr yn Llundain. Maer lleoliadau hyn yn cynnig cyfle i gael profiad ymarferol a dealltwriaeth or sector treftadaeth, ac yn werthfawr iawn ar unrhyw CV!Trydar gan fyfyrwyr ar leoliad yn 2014 gyda Chymdeithas yr Hynafiaethwyr: Wedi gweld tri chopi or Magna Carta ar unwaith heddiw! Clod i Brifysgol Aber am fy helpu i gael y lleoliad methu aros tan fory. Mae ein graddedigion wedi bod yn llwyddiannus yn sicrhau proffesiwn mewn llawer o feysydd gwahanol;Addysg; Y Gyfraith; Archifwyr; Cyhoeddwyr; Gwleidyddion; Gweision Sifil; Y Cyfryngau; Y Lluoedd Arfog; Entrepreneuriaid.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Mae Prifysgol Aberystwyth yn cynnig pecyn gwerthfawr o ysgoloriaethau a bwrsariaethau i gynorthwyo myfyrwyr. Mae ein cystadleuaeth Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad hirsefydlog yn golygu y gallech gael hyd at £2,000 y flwyddyn tuag at eich costau byw a’ch costau astudio. Gallwch gyfuno Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad gydag unrhyw un, neu â’n holl wobrau eraill, i wneud eich pecyn ariannol yn fwy gwerthfawr. Mae’n ein gwobrau’n cynnwys Bwrsariaeth Aberystwyth, sy’n dibynnu ar brawf modd, yr Ysgoloriaethau Chwaraeon a Cherddoriaeth, bwrsariaethau i rai sy’n gadael gofal/gofalwyr ifainc ac ystod o wobrau adrannol-benodol. Ewch i’n gwefan i gael y manylion llawn.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Department:

Department of History and Welsh History

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

87%
med
History

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

History

Teaching and learning

94%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
89%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
79%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
87%
Course specific equipment and facilities
84%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
57%
Male students
43%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

History

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,000
low
Average annual salary
99%
high
Employed or in further education
90%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

14%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Teaching and educational professionals
8%
Other elementary services occupations
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

History is a very popular subject (although numbers have fallen of late) — in 2015, over 10,000 UK students graduated in a history-related course. Obviously, there aren't 11,000 jobs as historians available every year, but history is a good, flexible degree that allows graduates to go into a wide range of different jobs, and consequently history graduates have an unemployment rate comparable to the national graduate average. Many — probably most — jobs for graduates don't ask for a particular degree to go into them and history graduates are well set to take advantage. That's why so many go into jobs in the finance industry, human resources, marketing, PR and events management, as well as the more obvious roles in education, welfare and the arts. Around one in five history graduates went into further study last year. History and teaching were the most popular further study subjects for history graduates, but law, journalism, and politics were also popular postgraduate courses.

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