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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 6 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

120

% applicants receiving offers

96%

Subjects
  • History by period
Student score
87% MED
% employed or in further study
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

120 UCAS Tariff points required from at least two A levels or equivalent, including a grade B or above in History.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

300 UCAS Tariff points required.

BTEC Diploma
MDD

You will normally need to acheive an overall profile of DDM in a relevant area plus A Level History at Grade B or above

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

You will normally need to achieve an overall profile of DDM in a relevant area plus A Level History at Grade B or above

International Baccalaureate
30

You will need to pass the full Diploma with a total of 30 points including History at grade 5 (Standard or Higher Level).

UCAS tariff points
120

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.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

96%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This is a dynamic modern History course which is taught by leading scholars specialising in British, European, Colonial and World History; the very people who are writing the books on which our course is based. The course begins by looking at the general outline of modern History since the late eighteenth century and progresses over the course of three years to more specialised research based modules. You will improve your historical knowledge and understanding to a high level and develop key transferable skills that are vital to the modern workplace.

Modules

Year 1 (all compulsory modules); presenting and representing the past; 20th century Europe; Britain in transition 1760â??1939; the making of the modern world 1789â??2001; history ba (hons), level 4 (year1), reading list 2013-14. Year 2: The modules will be drawn from the following list:; the second world war; the cold war; the development of modern Britain; us ethnic history; sport and leisure in 20th century Britain; British India 1857â??1947; Englishmen and foreigners; history and the workplace; visualizing the modern world. Year 3: The modules will be drawn from the following list:; dissertation (a 10,000 word project: compulsory for single honours, optional for joint honours); racism in 20th century Europe; sport and society in GB, Europe and the USA c1850â??1940; rural Britain in the 20th century; Orwell and the English; maps and borders: India and Pakistan since 1947; Yugoslavia and beyond.

De Montfort University

Welcome to De Montfort University

The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 98%
Student score 87% MED
Able to access IT resources

90%

Staff made the subject interesting

91%

Library resources are satisfactory

72%

Feedback on work has been helpful

89%

Feedback on work has been prompt

81%

Staff are good at explaining things

98%

Received sufficient advice and support

89%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
3% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
41% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
11% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
250 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
88% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

9%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

17%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

13%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
History is a very popular subject – in 2012, nearly 11,000 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. 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, management and sales and marketing. Around one in five history graduates went into further study last year – only law saw more graduates continue on to study. History and teaching were the most popular further study subjects for history graduates, but law, journalism, politics and museum studies were also popular postgraduate courses.
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