What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
in a relevant subject and an A level at grade B
in a relevant subject
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers94%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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History at Brunel is ranked 4th in the UK and 1st in London for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016). About our course Studying the societies and events of the past will allow you to look at the modern world from a new perspective. You’ll compare and contrast the past and the present and understand their connection better. Our History courses focus on Britain, Europe and the wider world in the modern period. You’ll look closely at life as it was lived in the past, observing differences, similarities and connections with the present day. History is about building your understanding in what it means to be human. As you study, you’ll develop your skills in recovering and interpreting historical evidence, formulating arguments and developing your own historical perspectives. Special features Study abroad, our membership of the Erasmus exchange scheme gives you the opportunity to spend part of your degree at the National University of Ireland (Maynooth) or the University of Cyprus. On our courses you’ll be taught by established academic specialists who draw on their own world-class research and publications to deliver cutting-edge teaching. Small group seminars and personal tutorials allow you to learn in smaller groups and in one-to-one discussion. As you study, you’ll develop your skills in recovering and interpreting historical evidence, formulating arguments and developing your own historical perspectives. We’re proud of the excellent pastoral care and support we offer students. Students have easy access to multiple resources in London, such as national and international museums, galleries, libraries (including the British Newspaper Library) and the Public Records Office which contains a wealth of information on social and economic history in Britain and Europe. Opt for our History course with a placement year and you'll gain work experience to complement your academic studies in a way that is highly valued by employers.
The History BA at Brunel looks at the history of Britain, Europe and the wider world in the modern period. You’ll explore this from a range of historical perspectives, including economic, social, political, intellectual and cultural.<p> As well as a strong grounding in the major themes, our department offers a wide range of exciting topics so that you can follow your own specific interests. <p> <b>Typically in year 1 core modules may include:</b> <p> Revolution, Liberty and the Origins of American Democracy, <p> What is History?, <p> Capital Labour and Power: 1707-1939, <p> History, Memory and Culture in Europe Since 1789, <p> The Making of the Modern World, <p> Migration and the Settler World: 1600-1914. <p> <b>Typically in year 2 modules may include</b> <p> US Foreign Policy from World War II to the end of the Cold War.<p> <b>In years 2 and 3 you can choose from a wide variety of modules such as</b> <p> Australia and The Modern World,<p> Issues in American Politics,<p> The Arab-Israeli Conflict,<p> Empire, Imperialism and Hegemony, <p> Marx and Marxism,<p> Fascism, <p> The Second World War.<p> <I> Visit our website for full course & module details.</I>
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
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