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New College of the Humanities

History with Creative Writing BA

UCAS Code: V1W8

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

With a B in at least one humanities subject. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted NCH as one of your A-levels.

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9,P:0

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are considered on a case by case basis when offered in combination with required A level - contact us for further guidance.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

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96-141

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

The History major covers a broad sweep of history from the end of Roman Britain through to present-day America. Six increasingly focused, period-specific courses, which encourage real intellectual depth, are accompanied by two survey courses and a course reflecting on the nature of the historical discipline, its practice, and its real-world application. Studying Creative Writing helps you to harness the full expressive potential and persuasive power of language. It provides you with the tools and the confidence to approach a wide range of literary forms – from short fiction to immersive journalism, poetry to scriptwriting for stage, radio and screen – with aesthetic judgement and practical command.

Modules

In your first year: History major: Britain & the Wider World (30 credits) and 16th Century England (30 credits), plus Medieval Europe 1000 - 1300: Faith & Power (30 credits) or From Roman Empire to Medieval Kingdoms 300 - 900: The Transformation of Power (30 credits); Creative Writing minor: The Writer’s Craft: Lexicon & Style (30 credits);

In your second year: History major: History, Heritage & Memory (30 credits), plus The City in American Political Life: 1776 to the present day (30 credits) or A Long Civil Rights Movement: Black Political Protest 1918 to 1968 (30 credits), plus The History of Political Thought (30 credits) or How to Govern Well: The History of Ideas from Aristotle to Bakunin (30 credits); Creative Writing minor: The Writer’s Voice: Influence and Innovation (30 credits);

In your third year: History major: Power & Politics (30 credits), plus two from Heap of Shot or Pot of Treacle? Social History of Britain 1870 - 1914 (30 credits) or The Crusades (30 credits) or American Political Life or Early Modern History (30 credits); Creative Writing minor: Final Year Project & Publishing Horizons (30 credits)

Assessment methods

The programme aims to: develop a respect for historical context; develop a respect for evidence; develop an awareness of the historical processes unfolding in our own time and a deep understanding of the varied traditions current today; give students an opportunity to study the history of more than one society or culture; introduce students to some of the many varieties of approaches to studying the past – social, cultural, intellectual, religious, political, economic, etc. The Creative Writing minor covers the craft of writing creatively in four literary forms: poetry, prose fiction, scriptwriting and creative non-fiction. Across the three years of your degree, a suite of innovative, practice-based courses is designed to unlock your creativity and progressively enhance your understanding of the writer’s craft in rigorous and stimulating ways.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bedford Square, London

Department:

History

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