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Main entry requirements
Minimum number of A Levels required: 2 •Is general studies acceptable? Yes •Are AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications •Average A Level offer: BBC •Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20
Extended diploma subjects / grades required: DMM if no other level 3 qualifications are taken
28 IB Diploma points
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers97%
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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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Teaching on the BA (Hons) History at Liverpool John Moores University is directly informed by internationally-recognised and ground-breaking research. •Teaching directly informed by internationally-recognised research •A wide range of modules ranging from Japan to Ireland •Special work-related learning modules built into the programme •Develops high-level problem-solving and communication skills sought by employers •Opens up a diverse range of careers from managerial and administrative posts to the media and the military.
Level 4 •Making History •Exploring History •The Faces of Britain •Lion Rampant, Lion Tamed; The Rise and fall of the British Empire •Modern European History: Myth, Memory and the Uses of the Past •The American Age: People, Politics and Power Level 5 •Debates in History •Research Paper The following options are typically offered: •Graduate Enterprise •Case Study in History •Archive Adventure •Global France: Nation, Empire and Society in Modern French History •The Soviet Experiment, 1917-1991 •Colonial Africa, 1880-1994 •The Making of Modern Britons: Identity and Community 1901 to 1964 •Gendering the Past •Ireland, 1690-1920 •The International Crisis, 1919-1939 •From Shogun to Showdown: Japan, 1853-1941 •The Third Reich: War, Genocide and Opposition •American Foreign Policy in action •Supernatural Britain •The International Relations of the Middle East in Comparative Perspective •Public History: Presenting Museums, Galleries, Archives and Historical Buildings •The Sound of Memory Level 6 •Dissertation in History The following options are typically offered: •Living with Defeat: France and the Second World War, History and Legacies •Revolutionaries: International Communism in the Era of Lenin and Stalin •Misspelled WordBrummies, Geordies, Misspelled WordScousers and others •Britain on Film •British newspaper history 1855 – 1986: 'Wholesale and harmless entertainment' •'We would not know there was a war on'. Life on the British Home Front During the Second World War •Laws of War •Soviet Body Politics: Sport, Leisure and Health, 1917-1945 •US Democracy Promotion in the Modern Era •Victorian Cities •Life Inside Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 •The US and the Vietnam War •Revolutionary Traditions in Ireland •Interpreting conflict in post-colonial Africa •Queer Britain •International Human Rights: From the 5th Millennium to the 21st Century •History in Schools •Sovereignty, Conflict and the International Order •History and Heritage: The History Work Placement Module •When the Sun Set in the East: End of Empire in Southeast Asia •International Fieldwork in History Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. Our research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. Wherever you’ve come from and wherever you’re planning to get to, LJMU can help you find your place in the world.
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