HistoryUCAS Code: V146
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
7 6 6 required. Specific subjects required.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers39%
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£9,000
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
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
Year 1: from empire to independence: the extra-European world in the 20th century; war and society from the renaissance to the Napoleonic era c1500-1815; international history since 1890; the internationalisation of economic growth, 1870 to the present day. Year 2: what is history (methods and debates); Latin America and the international economy or the making of an economic superpower: china since 1850 ; towns, society and economy in England and Europe, 1450-1750; empire and nation (Britain and India since 1750); the industrial revolution; the Islamic world in the era of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires, 1400-1800; the history of Russia, 1682-1825; the European enlightenment, c1680-1799; Napoleon and Europe; modernity and the state in east Asia (China, Japan and Korea since 1840); 4 reichs (Austria, Prussia and the contest for Germany since 1618). Year 3: 3 history options or 2 plus an approved outside option; 10,000 word dissertation.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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Government and Politics
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