What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Including A in History. General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted.
Including History with grade A. This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Advanced Higher grades AA including History.
Including History with grade A and Scottish Highers AABBB including History with grade A.
with a minimum of 6 points in History at Higher level.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers92%
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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This joint honours course enables you to take a long chronological view of the development of various societies. You will look at the ancient, medieval and modern worlds, learn to think critically about them and discover the challenges and rewards of studying different historical periods.
Students undertake 120 credits in each year. During year one, in Ancient History you will take two core modules on Greece and Rome and one other 20 credit module, and in History you will take our innovative core module, Learning History as well as two core survey modules. In year two you will take the History core module, The Contemporary World Since 1945, plus two more 20 credit modules. In Ancient History you will take an Extended Source Study designed to help you in your 3rd year dissertation, in addition to two other 20 credit modules, including an option to continue studying an ancient language. In year three you can either specialise in either Ancient History or History, or divide your time equally between the two departments. You can choose to take your dissertation in either department.
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2:1 or above
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